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A Whole Lot of Holemaking

With metalworking business booming in all market sectors, both fabricators and machinists are drilling and finishing more types of holes than ever, faster, deeper and with more precision in a widening variety of materials. Here is some of the latest equipment and tooling to help them drill and finish more accurate and consistent holes, with higher reliability and longer tool life.

The versatile, high performing solid carbide Universal Drill from Niagara Cutter combines rigid four-facet point geometry for excellent centering capability with a polished AlCrN coating for high abrasion resistance, toughness and good chip evacuation capabilities. It maintains an IT8/9-hole tolerance and is easy to regrind.

Universal Drill with Enhanced Multi-Purpose Geometry
For high volume holemaking in steels, stainless steels and cast irons, the versatile solid carbide Universal Drill from Niagara Cutter provides reliable, predictable tool life and the lowest cost per hole.

Universal Cordless Magnetic Base Drill for Steel and Other Metal Construction
With a drilling capacity up to 1-3/8 in diameter and 2 in drilling depth, the Slugger by Fein from Fein Power Tools is the lightest universal cordless compact magnetic base drill in its class.

High Speed Mag Drill Increases Tool Life for Carbide Cutters
Carbide tooling is more effective at drilling holes when turned at a higher rpm – and the HMD906 portable high speed magnetic drill from Hougen does exactly that: its high torque, high rpm, two-speed motor cuts holes more efficiently with carbide than standard mag drills.

Irregular-Shape Drilling of Spherical and Curved Automotive Parts
For multi-cavity fine hole drilling on materials such as hard alloy steels to powder metallurgy materials, the Ocean Tech River 600 5-axis CNC EDM drill from Methods Machine Tools significantly reduces wear, with shorter burn times and reduced energy consumption.

Industry 4.0 Drilling and Fastening Systems
The brushless motor, powerful battery pack and intelligence hardware and software in the M18 FUEL Hammer Drill, Drill/Driver, and Hex Impact Driver from Milwaukee Tool deliver unmatched power, run time and durability on the jobsite through one of the most powerful 18V cordless tools in its class.

Custom Turnkey, Small and Economical Deep Hole Drilling Systems
Somex deep hole drilling systems from Suhner can be integrated directly into transfer machines, special purpose equipment or conventional turning centers.

Bore Finishing Machine “Laps” The Field in Productivity on Aerospace Parts
Ideal for bores with large length-to-diameter ratios and very tight tolerance requirements, the SVL-2115 multi-stage automated lapping machine from Sunnen laps and air gages bores in one setup, freeing operator time and increasing part consistency.

Multifunctional Indexable Cutter for Spot Drilling, Centering and Chamfering
The new C-Centering Cutter from BIG KAISER can start a hole from a solid piece, perform spot drilling and 90 deg chamfering at the same time or be used only for hole chamfering.

Put an End to Manual Deburring of Hard-To-Reach Cross Bores
The COFA deburring tool from Heule Tool provides both front and back deburring on even and uneven surfaces to speed up production and reducing costs on jobs that once required manual deburring of hard-to-reach cross bores.

PVD-Coated Grades Increase Tool Life of Exchangeable-Tip Drill
Three new grades for the CoroDrill 870 exchangeable-tip drill from Sandvik Coromant improve tool life significantly with more predictable wear patterns while maintaining high penetration rates and productivity.

Eliminate Secondary Operations by Tapping Threaded Holes on Turret Punch Press
The QuickTap tapping tool from Wilson Tool available in C and D station sizes to eliminate time-consuming secondary threaded hole operations.

How to Generate More Holes Faster and with Fewer Required Drills
Combining new geometry and new coating with strong point geometry, the Feedmax –P drill from Seco Tools lets shops run machine tools to their full drilling potentials.


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