Author Robert A. Erickson
May 01, 2004 - 12:00pm

Multistation, modular tooling for mill/turn machines speeds the cut-to-cut tool-change time while reducing tooling costs.

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Related Glossary Terms

  • modular tooling

    modular tooling

    1. Tooling system comprised of standardized tools and toolholders. 2. Devices that allow rapid mounting and replacement of tools. Commonly used with carousel toolchangers and other computerized machining operations. See toolchanger; toolholder.


Consulting Engineer

Robert A. Erickson is a consulting engineer for Kennametal Inc., Latrobe, Pennsylvania. He has designed quick-change tooling for 25 years. For more information about the company’s cutting tools, call 800-446-7738 or visit