MMT ZONE: Cutting Tools


Hydraulic Expansion Toolholders Provide Variety of Benefits
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Schunk offers hydraulic expansion toolholders and arbors for high-precision applications in milling, boring, turning, grinding, mounting, inspection and balancing.

Cutter Sets New Standard for Heavy Hogging
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A recent roughing application shattered this moldmaker’s expectations about the stability of a large face mill in long-reach contouring operations.

Key Factors in Successful Hard Milling
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Careful consideration of the entire machining system will improve milling of hardened steels.

Blind Hole Taps Handle Tough Stainless Steel
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TC142 blind hole taps from Walter are specifically designed for machining ISO M stainless steels, which have high levels of toughness and often lead to breakage of standard tools, the company says.

End Mill Holders Offer Reduced Runout
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Tru Position end mill holders from Briney Tooling Systems utilize a custom-engineered internal eccentric grinding technique said to produce reduced runout capability of 0.0002".

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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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