Cutting Tool Engineering Magazine

Cutting Tool Engineering magazine, published 12 times a year by CTE Publications Inc., helps manufacturing professionals enhance the productivity of their companies' cutting and grinding operations. Browse through the issues below and select the digital format you prefer: via our CTEplus digital edition app, a PDF file, or a digital edition designed for desktop computers.

February 2009 | Vol. 61 | Issue 2
February 2009 issue of Cutting Tool Engineering magazine

Machining wind turbine components provides opportunities for diversifi cation and growth. PLUS:

  • Expanding orthopedic implant market spurs search for new turning center technology
  • Examining the process through the lens of an electron microscope
  • Computer-aided error detection and prevention helps prevent disasters and improve machine efficiencies
  • Grooving miniature parts requires a conservative cutting approach and a choice between solid-carbide and insertable tools
  • One of the world’s largest cutting tool companies began as a kitchen-table operation in a remote part of Israel. 
January 2009 | Vol. 61 | Issue 1
January 2009 issue of Cutting Tool Engineering magazine

Production of precise, tough oil-field components demands the use of sophisticated multitask machines. PLUS:

  • Keys to maximizing productivity when facemilling steel
  • Case histories and comments about hard milling from frontline die and mold shops
  • Increasingly sophisticated drills enable shops to tackle nickel-base superalloys with ease
  • Carbide drill with unique design reportedly minimizes walking while extending tool life
  • With its patent expired, the Coromant Capto modular toolholding system is now governed by an ISO standard.