Cutting Tools

High Feed Milling Cutter Reduces Cycle Times

The MSX mill from Sumitomo is ideal for ramping and helical applications using general steel, alloy steel, stainless steel and cast iron.
Cutting Tools: Articles

U.S. Cutting Tool Consumption Down in July

The $170 million in orders was down 1.1 percent from June, but up 1.5 percent from a year earlier.

Apex Acquires Niagara Tools

The Canadian tooling, cutting and grinding manufacturer strategically complements the power tools business of Apex.

Sandvik Supports Hurco Contest with Prize

The winner of the Chipmaker Challenge contest at IMTS will walk away with their choice of a brand new Hurco VMX42i CNC mill or TM8i lathe, along with the Sandvik Coromant tooling of their choice.

Seco Adds Technical Expertise to Marketing Team

Manfred Lenz will use over 16 years of Seco experience to better target and support customers and sales.
Manfred Lenz has transitioned from senior technical specialist to manager of drilling products to expand the technical knowledge of the marketing team.

Turn Digital Tool Knowledge Into Machining Productivity

NOVO defines machining features, reduces the tool set to the ones that can do the job (based on material, tolerance, and machining sequence constraints for single tools and multi-tools), then ranks the best suited tools for the application – all in a fraction of time.
Take a look at how NOVO from Kennametal expands machine shop capabilities by efficiently turning digital tool knowledge into real-world productivity improvement.


Cutting Tools: Products

Eliminate Insert Rotation in Radius Mill Cutting

The highly durable, special alloyed steel body of the RSX Radius Mill Cutter is protected by a hard surface treatment. The round pocket design eliminates insert rotation during aggressive machining.
The RSX Radius Mill Cutter from Sumitomo is ideal for cutting costs in a wide variety of applications, including face milling, ramping, slotting, 3D interpolation and helical boring.

Low Cost Heavy Stock Removal On Oil/Gas Parts

The ideal alternative for shops with inexperienced machine operators, the 60-grit abrasive is especially structured for machining oil/gas parts where fast, base-metal removal is critical in cycle time.
New 60-grit premium red aluminum-oxide honing stones from Sunnen are a low-cost alternative to superabrasives for applications where fast, base-metal removal is critical to enlarging a bore in a short cycle time.

Standardized Live Centers Cut Cost and Order Time

Standard centers from Royal Products include full diameter, reduced diameter, female 90 deg angle, small bull nose and male 90 deg angle. 
These five standard live centers from Royal Products apply Roto-Shield™ technology increases a live center’s life by up to 300 percent by increasing bearing life by deflecting coolant, protecting bearings, minimizing seal wear and maintaining grease consistency.  
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