Somma Tool Co. acquires Max-Bar Tool Co.

November 13,2019 - 11:00am

Somma Tool Co. announces its acquisition of the Max-Bar Tool Co. Max-Bar is a leading manufacturer of carbide cutting tools and holders for Swiss-style CNC machines. The Max-Bar product line offers toolholders and carbide inserts in six separate IC sizes to cover all manufacturing applications.

All standard inserts are precision ground with sharp corners for superior function and repeatability. Custom uncoated inserts are designed and manufactured in one to three days, coated inserts would take an additional five days. Inserts with custom depths, cut, radii, angles, flats and forms are also available for quoting. Trial orders are always welcome.

Related Glossary Terms

  • computer numerical control ( CNC)

    computer numerical control ( CNC)

    Microprocessor-based controller dedicated to a machine tool that permits the creation or modification of parts. Programmed numerical control activates the machine’s servos and spindle drives and controls the various machining operations. See DNC, direct numerical control; NC, numerical control.

  • inscribed circle ( IC)

    inscribed circle ( IC)

    Imaginary circle that touches all sides of an insert. Used to establish size. Measurements are in fractions of an inch and describe the diameter of the circle.