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Westminster Tool Invests 10% of Revenue into New Machining Equipment

Westminster Tool’s investment in its hard machining department addresses growing production demands and opens doors for internal training opportunities.
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Face Milling Cutter for Maximum Reliability

Walter’s Xtra-tec XT M5012 face milling cutter with small indexable inserts and large depth of cut delivers versatility and accessibility.

Low-Leakage Temperature Control System Ensures Maximum Safety

The Hasco system showcases improved and robust quick-release couplings that guarantees safe and independent coupling with a maximum flow rate and a small, low-pressure drop.
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Cavity Interlocks Offer Precise Alignment of Small Molds

Progressive Components expands alignment lock product line with the Cavity, Flat Cavity and Round Cavity Interlocks for precise alignment.

Siemens, Stratasys Partner to Incorporate Additive Manufacturing into Volume Production

The formal partnership aims to strengthen and expand the benefits of 3D printing in manufacturing value chain, with the aerospace, automotive and tooling industries expected to benefit first.
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EDGECAM 2021 Software Ensures Faster Waveform Roughing Functionality

The updated CAD/CAM software from Hexagon Production Software boosts customer productivity with lower computer-processing time and faster toolpaths.

Cutter Considerations for Hybrid Additive Manufacturing

Four tips for applying the right cutting tools in hybrid additive manufacturing.
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High-Performance Drill Targets Low Cutting Speeds For Unstable Environments

Big Kaiser’s Nirox high-performance drill from Sphinx boasts a TiAlSiN-based coating for enhanced chip and coolant evacuation in difficult-to-machine and adhesive materials.

High-Speed Spindle Series Harnesses High Coolant Pressures for Small Cutters

Tungaloy launches the iteration of its HPC SpinJet line, an easily adaptable tool which uses coolant pressures of up to 70 bar (1,015 psi).

EOS, Texas A&M University Offer AM Professional Development Program

Successful additive manufacturing pilot training program for NASA Johnson Space Center leads to new collaborative offering to business and academia.

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Ease Core-Pulling Installation with Compact Undercut-Relief Device

Patent-pending mechanism simplifies design, machining, installation vs. traditional slides/lifters, eliminates components and uses less space without sacrificing reliability.

Through-Coolant and ER-Style Saw Arbors Advance Productivity

RobbJack unveils the the through-coolant slitting saw arbor and ER-style collet integrated saw arbor, which advance productivity and common saw failures.

Cutting Tools and Inserts Deliver High Feed Milling and Versatility

Dormer Pramet’s economical range of high feed cutters and inserts enable productive machining of a variety of materials for die and mold applications.

Digital Boring Head Program Offers Smaller Sizes

Head sizes down to the CKB1 modular tooling connection size are now offered by Big Kaiser. They will feature the same boring ranges and accept the same accessory products as their standard analog counterparts.
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VFM Milling Head Enables Face Milling with Exchangeable-Head End Mills 

The new addition to the Tungaloy TungMeister series of exchangeable-head end mill systems is designed to reduce a significant amount of tool changeover time for additional efficiency.

Synchronized Tap Adaptor Increases Tool Longevity

The Walter AB735 synchronized threading insert compensates for axial movement, increasing tool life and lowering inventory costs.

Next Generation Goes Go-Pro during COVID-19 to Advance Shop Technology

The coronavirus doesn’t stop two next-generation professionals from implementing new five-axis machining cell technology at Electroform.  

Rough Boring Insert Holder Excels in Compatibility and Speed

Allied Machine and Engineering’s new VolCut insert holder for rough boring excels at removing large amounts of material for large-diameter applications.

Ceramic Insert Grades Guarantee Superior Performance for Challenging Applications

Seco Tool’s Secomax CW100 ceramic insert grade expansion encompasses four new round insert formats with two geometries.