Five-axis machining is one of the core competencies needed to stay competitive in the aerospace market.
Learn how MachineMetrics Inc.'s machine monitoring and analytics platform helped Thorlabs Inc. improve its manufacturing efficiency by helping the company capture and monitor real-time data insights.
Experience maximum productivity and turning efficiency with Tungaloy’s TurnFeed on steel. Engineered with a unique cutting edge for high-feed machining, this tool boasts double clamping technology for unparalleled rigidity and performance. The WPMT-ML Trigon insert with ML chipbreaker minimizes cutting force, while producing thin, manageable chips. Perfect for a broad range of applications, from roughing to finishing, thanks to its high versatility and resistance to wear and chipping. Transform your machining process today.
The cylindrical body design on this innovative clamping system is ideal for machining from 5 sides with no tool interference and no need for additional machining setup. It can be used as a mechanical zero point clamping system for quick fixture change with precise dual contact that provides 0.005 mm locating repeatability. Clamping screws are used with the modules for precise locating and clamping.
Join us for an Ask CTE Contributors webinar led by industry veteran Tom Kowalski, Regional Manager for EMUGE-FRANKEN USA, when he provides invaluable insights on "Avoiding Tap Breakage with These Five Tips". Designed for manufacturers spanning all industries, this webinar will delve into the intricacies of tap selection, drilling considerations, and crucial decision-making that EMUGE-FRANKEN uses for optimizing thread quality and tool life – and avoiding the dreaded broken tap!
Cutting Tool Engineering is happy to announce the launch of Bourbon With The Editor, a new video podcast series featuring Dennis Spaeth, Editor of CTE, and a variety of industry experts enjoying a glass of bourbon while we discuss a range of metalworking challenges and solutions. You can listen and watch the series on our Vimeo video platform or catch the stream through one of our various social media channels. You can watch the live-streamed podcast at 6 p.m. Thursday, April 4, through our website at For those of you reading this via our digital edition, the recorded podcast will be available for viewing below. The episode features special guests from Vargus USA who share a customer’s experience using the company’s MACH TM solid carbide thread mills.
Join us for the pilot episode of Bourbon With The Editor, featuring Erez Speiser, a mechanical engineer with more than 30 years in the industry who created the website Professional machinists searching for technical assistance on the internet would do well to check out—it now has 27 machining related calculators and a reported 250,000 page views per month. The website contains a wealth of information that is well-organized and bound to be of interest to professional machinists.
Register to watch the recorded webinar on-demand. Join Cutting Tool Engineering for a one-hour webinar based on this month’s cover story, “A Fluid Choice.” The article examines the options for high-pressure coolant when deep-hole drilling.
Guhring introduces a breakthrough in drilling stainless steels with the RT 100 InoxPro solid carbide drill. This innovation combines carbide, geometry, and a specially tailored coating, resulting in exceptional performance. The drill extends tool life and reduces machining times, addressing challenges posed by stainless steel's high temperatures, tendency to jam, and promotion of tool wear.
Take advantage of discounted pricing and special offers on all of our best-performing milling, grooving, turning, parting, threading, and drilling tools!
CHAMPION Now!, a nonprofit organization whose mission is to change how American manufacturing is perceived in our nation, held its latest Camp CHAMP! event on Nov. 30, 2023, at the College of Lake County Advanced Technology Center in Gurnee, Illinois. CHAMPION NOW! has brought its efforts to the local level by holding training camps for middle school students at various venues in the Chicago area.
Michael Herman, vice president sales for BIG DAISHOWA Inc., discussed a special promotion for the company’s fine boring kit, which features the EWN2-152 fine boring head from BIG KAISER is said to enable manufacturing precise bores with guaranteed precision of .00005". The set comes with dedicated accessories such as a boring bar, screw-in insert holders, and 2 inserts to cover Ø.701"-2.126".
In addition to announcing the recent promotion for Mazak Corp. Assistant General Manager Jeff Shaver, the Cutting Tool Engineering Westec 2023 booth visit featured product overviews of the company’s VC-EZ 16X vertical machining center as well as the Syncrex 25/8 Swiss-type turning machine.
Scytec Consulting Inc. President and CEO Josh Davids and CGTech Director of Product Management Gene Granata discussed the ability of CGTech’s Vericut software to produce CNC simulation, verification, optimization and connecting to CNC machines.
LANG Technovation General Manager Jon Dobosenski discussed several new products introduced at EMO Hannover 2023, including the company’s new workholding rail system, a new mini vise with a two-stud pattern, and a new FS series of vises with serrated jaws.
HEULE Tool Corp. President Gary Brown discussed several products on display at the company’s Westec 2023 booth, including Heule’s back counter boring tools, a new manual back spot-facer, air activated back spot facer, a centrifugal force back counter boring tool, and its standard counter boring product.
Scientific Cutting Tools National Sales Manager Todd White highlighted the company’s port cavity tools for the aerospace and military industries during a brief Westec 2023 video booth visit with Cutting Tool Engineering. SCT, he explained, specializes in putting coolant-through holes to each flute in the tool to maximize productivity.
View an end-to-end tour of the ANCA Integrated Manufacturing System (AIMS) in this 17-minute on-demand webinar presented by ANCA Inc. The pre-recorded webinar describes how the AIMS automation system can help shops increase productivity, reduce cost per tool and improve quality.
ARCH Cutting Tools highlighted its RECON360 service program at its booth during Westec 2023 in Long Beach, California.
Matt Silva, Allied Machine & Engineering's field sales engineer for Southern California, highlights the company's Wohlhaupter boring system as well as a range of other products on display at the Allied booth during Westec 2023 held in Long Beach, California, in November.