Smarter, Faster Tooling Searches Boost Shop Productivity

Published Date
January 24, 2019 - 01:45:pm

Tooling searches should never be a time-consuming factor on any project. MachiningCloud offers a single source for instant and up-to-date tooling information from today’s most popular brands. Search and narrow down thousands of cutting tool possibilities according to your job requirements using accurate manufacturer data that can save your team both time and money. MachiningCloud's latest video shows you how to filter and select shoulder mill tooling, improving research time up to 75% faster than paper catalog, website and contact inquiries. MachiningCloud helps programmers and machinists make informed tooling choices across the entire shop floor, on-demand and in one place. 

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Related Glossary Terms

  • milling machine ( mill)

    milling machine ( mill)

    Runs endmills and arbor-mounted milling cutters. Features include a head with a spindle that drives the cutters; a column, knee and table that provide motion in the three Cartesian axes; and a base that supports the components and houses the cutting-fluid pump and reservoir. The work is mounted on the table and fed into the rotating cutter or endmill to accomplish the milling steps; vertical milling machines also feed endmills into the work by means of a spindle-mounted quill. Models range from small manual machines to big bed-type and duplex mills. All take one of three basic forms: vertical, horizontal or convertible horizontal/vertical. Vertical machines may be knee-type (the table is mounted on a knee that can be elevated) or bed-type (the table is securely supported and only moves horizontally). In general, horizontal machines are bigger and more powerful, while vertical machines are lighter but more versatile and easier to set up and operate.


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