Iscar Metals, Inc.

300 Westway Pl.
Arlington, TX 76018-1021 US

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A Message from Iscar Metals, Inc.

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Iscar is introducing the TANGPLUNGE, a new side plunger which is the first in a new generation of plungers.

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Iscar’s new FEEDMILL family facilitates milling at very high feed rates - up to 0.138 inch/tooth - for high-volume metal removal.

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The TORMILL is designed to perform facing, plunging, and undercutting using the same uniquely shaped insert.

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Choosing Between Solid Carbide and Indexable Cutting Tools
Criteria like machine tool spindle power, workpiece geometry and material, CAD/CAM for CNC programming and fixturing drive rough milling cutter selection.

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2018 Technology Review and Sourcing Guide: Software
MoldMaking Technology’s annual Technology Review and Sourcing Guide is an accurate, comprehensive, easy-to-read and easy-to-use use guide for researching today’s technology, equipment, products and services. The year’s latest moldmaking product developments within mold engineering/design, build and maintenance/repair are broken down into 10 sections, including software.

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Iscar Sumo Tec post-coating treatment

Post-Coating Treatment Adds Strength to CVD-, PVD-Coated Grades
Iscar offers a variety of grades coated using a combination of chemical vapor deposition (CVD) and physical vapor deposition (PVD) technology. The company’s Sumo Tec post-coating treatment is designed to deliver improved strength and wear resistance to carbide grades coated in this way.

NTB collaborates with Siemens, Sandvik Coromant, Iscar and Kennametal to make GTC data exchange format available to the public
NTB Interstate University of Technology Buchs launched gtc-tools.com to provide information to the public on the Generic Tool Catalog cutting tool data exchange format.

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Iscar PiccoCut face grooving tools with coolant delivery

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Slideshow: Amerimold 2015 Preview
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End Mills Offer Insert Locking for Stable Machining
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.

Boring Bars Feature Internal Coolant Channels
Iscar has expanded its internal turning application range with positive and negative boring tools, and small-size inserts that accommodate small boring diameters.

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Keeping on top of the ever-advancing range of cutting technologies, edge geometry designs, materials and coatings is essential for achieving higher productivity, faster metal removal rates and more cost-effective machining processes.

Small-Sized Inserts Offer Cost Savings
Available in a range of geometries, corner radii, chipformers and carbide grades, Iscar’s small-sized ISOTurn inserts are designed for applications where larger inserts are unnecessarily used, offering savings on cost per cutting edge.

Product Categories of Iscar Metals, Inc.

Cutting Tools
End Mills
Hard Milling
High-Feed Milling
Inserts
Lathe Tooling and Accessories
Production/Inventory Control Software
Prototype Tooling Services
Reamers
Scrap Recycling Equipment
Tool Management Systems
Toolholders