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 August

The  $166 million in cutting tool orders was down 2.7 percent from July and 3 percent from a year earlier.

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.


Cutting Tools: Products

Hobs for Spur Gears, Helical Gears and Splines

The hob is registered in accordance with DIN3968 class B, but generates a gear quality extremely close to what can be expected from a class A hob. Insert changing is quick and easy, and yet features modern wedge-clamping technology for positional repeatability and the groundbreaking iLock interface for high precision and stability.
The CoroMill 176 range of full profile hobs from Sandvik Cormant is ideal for roughing, semi-finishing and finishing operations on both hobbing machines and multi-task machines/five-axis machining centers.

Shoulder Mill for Cutting Steel, Stainless Steel, Cast Iron

The A17-mm insert allows for an exceptional material removal by using a serrated design of the insert for overhang large applications.
The PWS Shoulder Milling Cutting Series from Sumitomo is an excellent roughing tool that takes heavy depths of cut and punishment in various materials and still provides excellent tool life.

CBN Turning System for Machining of Cast Iron

The BN7000 offers machining stability through three edge preparations that optimize cast iron applications. Along with the standard edge preparation, the BN7500 is available in LF (sharper) and HS (stronger).
The BN7000 from Sumitomo Electric Carbide provides excellent wear and thermal crack resistance in the high speed machining of grey cast iron.