Drilling Tools

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: Articles

Sandvik Coromant Appoints Eduardo Martin as President of Market Area Americas 

“I look forward to working with a very talented and dynamic team. From Argentina to Canada, one of our greatest strengths in the Americas is our people."Edward Martin, Sandvik Coromant
Sandvik Coromant recently appointed Eduardo Martin as president of Market Area Americas (MAA).

Sandvik Acquires Remaining Shares in Precorp

"Precorp's long-term strategy for growth in the Aerospace segment is in line with Sandvik's strategy and now we will work even more integrated to generate innovative solutions for our customers."Richard Garrick, president of Precorp.
Sandvik Coromant has reached an agreement to acquire the remaining 51 percent of shares in Precorp Inc.

Björn Roodzant Appointed Vice President Marketing and Communication at Sandvik Coromant

Roodzant most recently served as senior manager global web, mobility and E-marketing at Sandvik Coromant. Prior to that, he was director of communications at the firm, where he drove US marketing operations, including communications, public relations and online marketing.(Click on photo to enlarge it)
Roodzant’s extensive leadership experience comes from leading Swedish and American marketing teams and most recently managing the global Sandvik Coromant web team.

Rockford-Ettco Procunier — For All Your Drilling and Tapping Needs

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An overview of the company and its organization, products, services and capabilities.

WIDIA Sponsors Ultra 4 Unlimited Class Racer

Ultra 4 racing is an exciting combination of high-speed desert racing and extremely hazardous rock crawling, all in the same vehicle. The defining characteristic of Ultra 4 class is that all cars must be capable of 4-wheel drive.(Click on photo to enlarge it)
The tooling manufacturer is sponsoring the Ultra 4 unlimited class racecar driven by David Buchberger, a car owner/driver/builder that is also a WIDIA distributor, for the 2012–2013 Ultra 4 season.


Drilling Tools: Products

Inserts Provide the Optimum Drilling Solution for Heat Exchanger Industry

Walter new Xtra·tec Point Drill Inserts (Left to right P6001—Universal WPP45C, P6001 Universal WXP45 and P6003—Specialist WMP35) boost performance and quality particularly in heat exchanger applications.
Walter’s new Xtra·tec Point Drill Inserts boost performance and quality with their precision ground geometry, self-centering point geometry, and stabilizing margins.

Hole New Ways to Make Money

The Rekord DZBF Series Tap eliminates the formation of long continuous chips that commonly occur when tapping carbon steels, alloy steels, and austenitic stainless steels.(Click on photo to enlarge it)
With so much of your time spent on drilling, reaming, boring and threading holes, lowering your cost per hole plays a big role in raising your profitability. Here are some of the newest tools to help you improve your holemaking productivity.

Single Pass Complete Cavity Machining

Among the custom designed, multiple diameter carbide drills and reamers Star SU LLC are Single Pass Port Cavity Tools that allow complete cavity machining, reduce cycle times and hold industry tolerances for size and finish that are ideal for spool bore applications.
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