Inserts

Fasteners & Hardware

Yardley Provides Custom Threaded Metal Inserts to RC Jet Boat Manufacturer

May 11, 2016

Yardley Products, a manufacturer of precision engineered threaded metal inserts for a wide range of fastening applications, recently supplied a custom order of thermal threaded inserts to Streamline RC, a US-based hobby-grade RC Jet Boat manufacturer. Yardley operates a range of multi-spindle, single-spindle and secondary machines to produce complex parts and custom solutions. This capability... Read More

Fasteners & Hardware

Indexable Inserts offer high temperature and wear resistance.

May 10, 2016

Available for all Xtra·tec® and M4000 face and shoulder mills, as well as Walter F2334 copy milling cutter, Tiger·tec® Silver grade WSM45X Inserts combine high-performance substrate and AI2O3 coating for optimized toughness and hardness when working with materials that have difficult cutting properties, such as titanium alloys. Extremely smooth surfaces minimize edge build up, while 2-tone coating allows users to identify wear quickly and make sure that all cutting edges are used efficiently. Read More

Fasteners & Hardware, Machinery & Machining Tools, Portable Tools

Indexable Inserts, Grades enhance turning and milling options.

May 3, 2016

Designed for rough forging and castings, HR2 chip breaker features positive, stable geometry. Single-sided inserts are suited for working in steels, cast irons, and stainless steels. Also available, double-sided NMR chip breakers are designed for stainless steel operations. Wiper inserts W-FM and W-NM have positive front land for smooth machining. While T9226 grade suits heavy roughing and peeling operations, milling grade M6330 enhances DTMM work. Read More

Fasteners & Hardware, Machinery & Machining Tools

Steel Turning Tool offers stable insert clamping.

March 11, 2016

Suited for longitudinal and face turning, CoroTurn® 300 uses iLock™ interface for stable insert clamping. System securely locks insert in place to prevent cutting forces from affecting tool position and provides tool accuracy within ±.002 in. Eight-edged inserts are available in grades GC4325 and GC4315 featuring Inveio™ coating, a uni-directional crystal orientation for wear resistance and extended tool life. Coolant from above controls chip breaking, while under coolant controls temperature. Read More

Fasteners & Hardware, Green & Clean

Environmentally Friendly Practices at Yardley Products

March 10, 2016

YARDLEY, PA – Yardley Products Corporation, a manufacturer of precision engineered threaded metal inserts for a wide range of fastening applications, provides custom solutions for aerospace, appliance, automotive, defense, electronics and other industries. Yardley’s low-lead brass threaded inserts provide manufacturers with an eco-friendly solution that is both reliable and environmentally... Read More

Fasteners & Hardware, Machinery & Machining Tools

End Mill handles small diameter cutting.

February 23, 2016

Suitable for all machine types, CoroMill® 390 with size 07 inserts supports shoulder milling, edging, linear and helical ramping, plunge milling, slot milling, and face milling. Grades are available for all materials. Insert grade GC1130, produced with Zertivo™ technology, gives cutter extra dimension of security when milling steel. Featuring built-in spring functionality, torque key allows users to mount inserts with correct clamping force. Coolant-through technology is standard. Read More

Fasteners & Hardware, Machinery & Machining Tools, Portable Tools

Ceramic Inserts bolster performance in unstable conditions.

February 19, 2016

Secomax™ CS100 sialon ceramic grade inserts with T-style edge, featuring free-cutting, sharp geometry, deliver strength, stability, and longevity needed for machining of nickel-based superalloys in unstable conditions. Inserts are available in 20° chamfers ranging from .002–.004 in. wide, and sharp, negative reinforced cutting edges absorb cutting force and pressure otherwise placed on machine setups/workpieces to help eliminate risk of workpiece deformation. Read More

Fasteners & Hardware, Machinery & Machining Tools

Chipbreaker Inserts handle difficult to machine materials.

February 1, 2016

Featuring sharp positive geometry with inclination cutting edge of 14.5°, SF Chipbreaker is suitable for finishing applications in continuous cut with very low cutting forces. SM Chipbreaker consists of wear-resistant, universal geometry for medium machining, suitable for continuous and interrupted cut. Both are available in variety of grades and are suitable for materials with poor machinability such as stainless steels, mild steels, and high temperature alloys. Read More

Fasteners & Hardware, Machinery & Machining Tools

Point Drill Insert supports drilling of cast materials.

January 20, 2016

In addition to optimized geometry for maximum productivity in cast iron materials, Model P6005-WKK45C has 110° prismatic seat for minimal run-out and stable positioning as well as chamfered corners for stability in abrasive conditions. Thick coating with multi-layer structure provides alternate layers of hard wear, heat, and abrasive resistance. Inserts are color-coded for easy selection and wear detection. Read More

Fasteners & Hardware, Machinery & Machining Tools

PCD-Tipped Milling Inserts provide smooth finishing.

January 12, 2016

Used with Turbo 10 cutters, PCD05 and PCD20 produce optimized surface quality in finish machining applications involving aluminum and titanium alloy workpiece materials. Products are also highly effective in cutting polymers and fiber-reinforced composites. Featuring solid carbide insert bodies, PCD05 and PCD20 come in X010 insert size with corner radius of .016 in. and wiper length of 0.43 in. Cutter bodies include precision milled pocket seats that optimize run-out, stability, and tool life. Read More

Fasteners & Hardware

Wear-Resistant Insert Grades machine challenging materials.

December 22, 2015

With edge toughness and high chip resistance, TH1000 TiSiN-TiAlN nanolaminate PVD-coated grade enables manufacturers to tackle variety of ISO H5-H10 applications as well as maintain long tool life when machining hardened steels from 50–62 HRC, hard surfaced components, and superalloy materials. Suited for processing hardened steels from 40–55 HRC, Duratomic® TH1500 grade allows manufacturers to excel in ISO H10-H15 applications that require continuous-cut operations. Read More

Fasteners & Hardware, Machinery & Machining Tools, Material Handling & Storage

Millstar Partnership Helps Bring CNC Technology to the Classroom

December 8, 2015

Birmingham, Mich – In a continued effort to advance hands-on classroom learning in engineering technology, Millstar has partnered with Seaholm High School in Birmingham, Mich. Millstar's most recent donation - a collection of tool holders, collets, shell cutters, carbide inserts and Solid carbide end mills - helped provide students with the tooling and applications needed to approach CNC... Read More

Fasteners & Hardware, Machinery & Machining Tools

Face Milling Tool targets automotive industry.

November 20, 2015

Featuring 8 edges, CoroMill® 425 optimizes metal removal rate and tool life in ISO K application area. Finishing tool is intended for face milling of cast materials, such as engine and cylinder components, axle housings, brake carriers, and crankcases made of GCI, NCI, and CGI materials. With patented setting system, tool offers precise insert positioning that facilitates set-up. Insert version with 25° entry angle and optimized chamfer minimizes breakouts and burr formation on workpiece. Read More

Fasteners & Hardware, Portable Tools

Silver PVD Inserts support ISO-M and ISO-S machining.

October 28, 2015

With high temperature wear resistance, Tiger•tec® Silver PVD Coated Inserts are designed for machining stainless steel, high temperature alloys, and other materials that are difficult to machine. Special surface smoothing on rake face minimizes friction, keeping heat generation in check. Available in WSM10S, WSM20S, and WSM30S grades, inserts offer 3 positive geometries: FM4 for finishing operations, MM4 for universal use including 7° and 11° positive rake, and RM4 for roughing operations. Read More

Fasteners & Hardware, Health, Medical and Dental Supplies & Equipment

Head and Neck Insert aids proton therapy treatment.

October 20, 2015

Providing patient positioning and immobilization, kVue™ Portrait™ Proton Head and Neck Insert meets unique requirements of proton therapy. Solution is suited for typical proton craniospinal radiotherapy treatments such as whole brain lateral fields combined with PA spine fields due to attenuation being constant throughout device. Read More

Fasteners & Hardware, Machinery & Machining Tools

Shoulder Mill Platform provides true 90-degree walls.

October 19, 2015

Designed for low horsepower draw and free machining, VSM17 Platform provides cutters for shoulder milling, profiling, face milling, slotting, ramping, and helical/circular interpolation. Cutter bodies have integral chip gash design for chip evacuation along with hardened-steel construction and hardened pocket seats. VSM17 offers aggressive ramping capability up to 8.8° and max 0.642 in. depth of cut. With multiple corner radii and positive rake faces, inserts provide true 90° wall. Read More

Fasteners & Hardware, Machinery & Machining Tools, Portable Tools

Grooving Tools feature reinforced blades. .

October 12, 2015

With dual internal coolant delivery system, Walter Cut G2042 Series optimizes surface finish in parting and grooving operations. System precisely delivers coolant to flank and to chipbreaker of insert, resulting in constant optimum operating temperature. Parting blades come in sizes of 1.02 and 1.26 in., and inserts are available in widths of 2–4 mm. Prime applications include turret turning centers with bar feeders parting off to center and performing depths of cut greater than 0.315 in. Read More

Fasteners & Hardware, Machinery & Machining Tools

Insert Grades cover all cast iron turning operations.

September 28, 2015

Insert grades GC3225 and GC3210 cover cast iron turning operations for both grey and nodular cast iron materials. While GC3225 provides secure, trouble-free machining in difficult conditions, flank wear-resistant GC3210 is suitable for turning in good to average machining conditions. Both provide requisite edge-line security and wear resistance for optimal performance via CVD coating combined with fine-grained hard substrate. Optimized micro-geometries facilitate light cutting action. Read More

Fasteners & Hardware, Machinery & Machining Tools

Eliminate Boring Head Repair Costs

September 21, 2015

With Techniks High Performance LT Grade Inserts Boring range from 0.135in. up to 40.157 inch. Techniks is introducing a lifetime warranty program that can virtually eliminate boring head repairs. Techniks boring heads  now come with this lifetime warranty: "We will either replace or repair the head if it fails for ANY reason, (even crashing the spindle) for as long as you own the... Read More

Fasteners & Hardware

Press-Fit Torque Inserts offer One-way motion feature.

September 15, 2015

TI-340 torque inserts are available with One-way motion feature that eliminates almost all torque required to move insert in one direction. This promotes reliable holding force for torque insert in one direction and enables facilitated adjustment in opposite direction with virtually no resistance. Delivering torque capabilities from 17.7–44.3 lb-in. (depending on model), products also feature ReellTorq® clip technology for smooth and precise position control as well as consistent torque. Read More