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End Mills Offer Insert Locking for Stable Machining
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Iscar will highlight its Multi-Master solid carbide indexable end mill, which features a smart insert locking mechanism for more stable machining and increased productivity.

CGS North America Adds its Expertise to Training Tour
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For a second year, OSG USA has kindly allowed CGS North America Inc., to be an active participant in its “Train the Nation” tour that continues into 2016.

End Mills, Other Technologies on Display
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Haimer will showcase a variety of newer products, including Power Mill end mills featuring the company’s Safe-Lock system, which is designed to act as a “seatbelt” to protect against pull-out from the holder.

Tooling Up for Challenging Cuts
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To maximize quality and repeatability, you need the right cutting tools, especially in challenging applications. Here’s a guide for selecting tools for high-speed tool paths, tight areas, straight walls and graphite cutting.

High-Feed Face Mills Offer Speed, Versatility
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Two new cutters not only improved machining speed at this mold manufacturer, but also showcased the potential of some high-feed tooling for heavier, deeper cuts.

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OVERVIEW:
Cutting Tools

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Cutting tools are used on machine tools to cut metal, and are one component of the overall mold machining process to consider when looking to improve speeds, feeds, wear and surface finish. Technologies include end mills, drills, inserts, spindles, toolholders, fluids and coatings. There are many styles, substrates and coatings to consider during selection.
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