MMT ZONE: Cutting Tools


Unbalanced Perceptions
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You may not realize it, but a balanced toolholder assembly can help you get the most from your machine tools.

Choosing the Right Cutting Tool for Pre-Hard Materials
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There are four common tool types to consider for cutting pre-hard materials: ball-end, toroidal, multi-fluted bull-nose and square-end.

Offline Balancing of Tool/Toolholder Assemblies for High-Speed Machining Centers
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Balancing tool holders can you help you make better use of high-speed machining.

High-Speed Hard Metal Trochoidal Machining
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High-Speed Hard Metal Trochoidal Machining

Sandvik Parting-Off System Suited for Bar-Fed Parts Manufacturing
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Sandvik Coromant has introduced CoroCut QD, a parting-off system for deep grooves and long overhangs that is supported with plug-and-play adaptors for easy handling and efficient coolant supply.

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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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