MMT ZONE: Cutting Tools


Mill Cutter’s Round Pocket Design Prevents Insert Rotation
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Sumitomo Electric Carbide’s RSX radius mill cutter series features a round pocket design that eliminates insert rotation during aggressive machining.

Cutters Suited for Variety of Milling Operations
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Komet will showcase its growing lineup of milling tools, including indexable, solid carbide and PCD milling cutters suited for a variety of operations.

Flat-Face Tips Drill Suited for Flat-Bottom Hole Making
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Ingersoll has added a flat-face tip for flat-bottom machining to its Gold-Twist drilling line.

Digital Boring Head Designed for Small Machines
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Designed for small machines with tight work envelopes, Big Kaiser Precision Tooling’s Series 112 EWD 2-32 boring head with a concentric insert holder has the same characteristics as the existing EWN 2-32 boring head, but features a digital readout rather than an analog one.

End Mills Feature Pull-Out Protection
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Haimer will showcase new Power Mill end mills that feature the company’s Safe-Lock interface, which is designed to act as a “seatbelt” to protect against pull-out from the holder.

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Cutting Tools

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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