Drilling Tools

Opening a Connected Path from Digital Art to Part to Profit

Having data is not enough. Whether the data is identifying and describing the workpiece, the materials, the machines that will make it, the approval specification or other manufacturing criteria, all of the information must be organized in a manner which allows the data to work for you. This is where the digital intelligence of the smart factory comes into play.
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Drilling Tools: Articles

A More Productive Alternative to Helical Interpolation for High Volume Holemaking

The limitations of using milling tools to prepare holes for finishing become apparent as hole depth and volume increase. Enter the relatively simple and affordable twin cutter, which can solve this and virtually any other holemaking problem.

How to 3D Print Precision Drills

The days when precision tools and additive manufacturing strategies could not co-exist are history.

How to Thread Nickel-Based Alloys

Proper tooling selection is the key for optimal results in this demanding application.

The Whole Picture in Holemaking

Today’s holemaking techniques need to be more efficient than ever to meet greater demands and closer tolerances. Ultimately, the tool — and its application — matter. For optimal success, it's time to see the whole picture.

How New Spindle Connection Maximizes Metal Removal

From Weakest Link to Machining Superstar: The new KM4X™ design from Kennametal can perform from low-speed/high torque to high-speed/low torque when milling, drilling, and turning a wide range of materials to get the absolute most out of your production equipment.

 

Drilling Tools: Industry News

Sandvik Coromant and PARC Partner to Advance Digital Manufacturing

Sandvik Coromant will use PARC R&D and software for high-level process planning and automated cost estimation in subtractive manufacturing.

U.S. Cutting Tool Orders Inch Up

Orders in February grew to $175 million, up slightly from the previous month.

Allied Machine & Engineering Launches New Engineering Training

Their new facility provides comprehensive hands-on education programs for new employees, end users and distributors from around the world.

 

Drilling Tools: Products

Mill-Thread Tool for High Speed Aluminum Machining

Ideal for aerospace, automotive and other high precision applications, the solid carbide AMT from Carmex minimizes the tendency of aluminum to stick to the cutting tool edges to deliver high surface finish and good chip evacuation.

Cutting Tool Reconditioning, Industrial Vending, Tool Boxes and Foam Inserts

Along with providing AutoCrib tool crib management software and industrial vending systems, US Tool also reconditions dull, dirty drills and cutting tools and returns them to users sized and packaged with bar-coded labels in reusable boxes, cleaned, sharpened and ready to perform like new.

Deep Hole Drilling Small Diameters; Dry Combination Drilling of Aluminum

Ideal for drilling automotive fuel injection nozzles or for medical technology, new miniature deep hole drills from MAPAL range in diameters from 1.0 mm to 2.9 mm (shank diameter 3 mm) for universal drilling in steel and cast iron machining, and drilling depths between 20xD and 30xD.