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Published: 2/1/2018

Why You Need a Tool Presetter

Reduce machine idle time with fast, accurate, repeatable, offline cutting tool measurements.

Published: 6/1/2017

Running Circles Around Milling Challenges

Circle-segment end mills can greatly improve five-axis mold prefinishing and finishing operations.

Published: 4/1/2017

Laser-Cutting PCD Tools

The lasers cut straight through all of the grains in the PCD composition, producing a very sharp cutting edge.

Published: 2/1/2017

Achieving Maximum Cutting Tool Life

Getting the most from cutting tools requires high performance from all elements of the entire cutting system.

Published: 12/1/2016

What’s All the Chatter about Aluminum?

Special cutter geometries can virtually eliminate vibration in machining of aluminum molds.

Published: 10/1/2016

Analyze This

Examining a cutting tool’s performance values, not just its cost, reveals the true efficiency of machining processes.

Published: 10/1/2016

High Precision in 3 Microns

Low runout is the key to accurate, strong, rigid, vibration-free toolholding.

Published: 8/1/2016

Take the Plunge: Drill vs. Mill

Strategic operation planning and cutting tool system optimization can make plunge roughing a productive, stable choice for high-volume material removal.

Published: 4/1/2016

Balancing Act

Consider elements of the entire tooling assembly, including the tool, holder and holder components, to optimize productivity.

Published: 2/1/2016

Rough Milling: Speed vs. Power

A look at what works in rough milling applications with solid carbide end mills.