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Indiana Evolution

May 20, 2016

A job shop in the Midwestern US State of Indiana cuts insert costs in half and triples tool life with Beyond Evolution™ grooving and cut-off tools from Kennametal. The Chip Breaking Effect: Direct delivery of cutting fluid to the work zone together with a variety of application-specific chipbreakers provides the Beyond Evolution™ grooving and cut-off system robust chip control while... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Material Handling & Storage

Face Grooving Tools operate as single or twin cutters.

May 4, 2016

Designed to fit large diameter Series 318 and Series 319 SW twin-cutter boring heads, Face Grooving Insert Holders can be used as single or twin cutter grooving tools for 2.087–118 in. diameters. Design allows for grooving depth up to .472 in., with minimum width of .079 in. and maximum of .375 in. Using boring tools as twin cutters, with simultaneous adjustment in radius and length, allows feed rate to be increased. Using cutters in diameter offset operation enables groove width up to .472 in. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Parting Off, Deep Grooving Tools foster material conservation.

April 1, 2016

Offered in 0.04, 0.05, and 0.06 in. insert widths, CoroCut® QD dedicated parting off and deep grooving tools feature internal high-pressure coolant capability to promote material conservation and production efficiency. Accompanying cam key lets user leave finger of blade in open position to allow use of both hands for insert positioning. By turning cam key, insert clamp design offers rigidity for process security. Toolholders are made using tool steel for its tensile strength. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Materials & Material Processing

High-Performance Solid Carbide Tool is suited for dynamic milling.

March 22, 2016

Designed for optimum performance on steel with secondary applications in stainless steel, Proto&bull;max&trade; ST Z-5 features 5 cutting edges and is available with wear-resistant TAZ coating. Design reduces risk of tool breakage and is available with Weldon shank configuration for secure clamping, with or without corner radius, and without reduced neck for greater stability by using maximum amount of carbide. Offered in 6&ndash;25 mm dia, this milling tool also has helix angle of 35°.<br /> Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

ARS Boring Cartridge increases metal removal rates.

February 23, 2016

Supporting use with Walter B3220, B3221, and B3224 boring tools, B3220 Boring Cartridge brings axial-radial offset roughing (ARS) capabilities to diverse applications in automotive, general engineering, and railway industries. Cartridge can use range of indexable inserts and doubling tools&#39; cutting widths to increase metal removal rates and reduce operation time. Excelling at thru hole, line hole, and step cuts, product can machine all common ISO materials. Read More

Fasteners & Hardware, Machinery & Machining Tools, Portable Tools

Ceramic Inserts bolster performance in unstable conditions.

February 19, 2016

Secomax&trade; 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&ndash;.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

Machinery & Machining Tools

Steel Saw Blades cut through tough hydraulic hose.

February 15, 2016

Featuring patent-pending design employing deep arcuates or swooping teeth, Hose Hog&trade; HD Hose and Tube Cut-Off Blades deliver aggressive cutting action with smooth cuts. Blades are made of M2 high-speed steel for cutting strongest material, including 6-wire reinforced hydraulic hose in automated manufacturing or field operations. Available in 10 in. diameter with .090 thickness and ¾ in. arbor hole to fit most shop saws, blades slice cleanly through work resulting in little to no clean up. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Extended-Life Bi-Metal Band Saw Blades maximize cutting rates.

February 11, 2016

Available from 2&ndash;3 1/8 in. widths, bi-metal band saw blades maximize cutting rate in metal sawing applications. Simonds SiClone is suited for cutting such alloys as Inconel, while Simonds BlockBuster serves high-production sawing applications where cut accuracy and blade life are critical. Along with rugged backing steel, both blades feature heat treating process and tooth tip metallurgy and treatment (laser-welded with consistent setting) for extended life. Finish enhances performance. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Milling Grades deliver high cutting speeds.

January 7, 2016

Featuring Tiger&bull;tec® Silver PVD cutting tool material, WKK25S is suited for machining of cast iron materials. Product provides hardness from 2,200&ndash;2,500 Vickers to 2,500&ndash;2,800 with minimal number of micro defects in coating surface. WSM45X, with Tiger&bull;tec® Silver CVD and post treatment, excels at machining stainless steel (ISO M) and super alloys (ISO S). WNN15 features High Power Impulse Magnetron Sputtering, which results in very dense smooth coating layers for use with ISO N materials. Read More

Cleaning Products & Equipment, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Machinery & Machining Tools, Portable Tools

Makita Continues to Expand the Tool Box for Contractors with More New Solutions Revealed at STAFDA 2015

November 11, 2015

Makita closes 100th anniversary year with a range of new tools and accessories Phoenix, AZ – Makita is closing its 100th Anniversary Year with the announcement of over 40 innovative new tools and accessories, including: An 18V X2 LXT® Reciprocating Saw powered by two 18V Lithium-Ion batteries Three 18V LXT® high torque impact wrenches with category-leading torque The next generation... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Indexable Insert Drills offer extended tool life.

October 22, 2015

With stiffer, optimized drill body, CoroDrill® 880 Series covers hole diameters from 0.472-3.307 in. off-the-shelf, as well as engineered solutions up to 5.078 in. Drills produce holes with tolerances of H12&ndash;13 and are suitable for holes up to 5 X drill diameter. GC4324 and GC4334 insert grades are designed with Inveio&trade; coating for wear resistance, while GC4344, produced with Zertivo&trade; technology, provides edge-line security as a result of optimal coating and substrate adhesion properties. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Grooving and Cut-Off Tool features single-sided design.

October 19, 2015

Available in multiple grades for dozens of applications, Beyond Evolution&trade; offers tight indexing tolerances. Triple V design, with top, bottom, and backside V-shaped seating in holder pocket, creates pull-in effect for maximum stability for deep grooving, face grooving, side turning, and profiling applications. Plunge and turn geometries are also available, and coolant is directed precisely to cutting edges underneath chip to dissipate heat and extend tool life. Read More

Food Processing & Preparation, Machinery & Machining Tools

High-Yield Blades suit beef and pork processing.

October 16, 2015

Depending upon usage and application, Beef and Pork Processing Blades are produced in high carbon and stainless steel. Circular and straight/reciprocating blades include brisket, breaking, ribbing, scribing, tail bone, chitterling, dehiders, and carcass cutters. Many circular blades for carcass cutting or breaking are designed with set teeth, offset from plane of blade, alternating left and right. This allows for aggressive cut through tough and thicker areas with minimized clogging. 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&ndash;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

Machinery & Machining Tools, Portable Tools

Milling Cutter System promotes machining versatility.

September 30, 2015

With M4792 slot drill, M4575 T-slot cutter, M4002 high-feed cutter, M4132 shoulder milling cutter, and M4574 chamfer cutter, M4000 milling cutter system enables users to tackle diverse machining operations. Insert system has single basic shape compatible with every M4000 body, allowing inserts to be used in all tools within M4000 range. Also available indexable inserts include grade with CVD coating, Tiger·tec® Silver grades, and PVD grades. There are also 4 geometries available. Read More

Fasteners & Hardware, Machinery & Machining Tools, Portable Tools

Blind Hole Taps machine stainless steels.

September 4, 2015

Designed for machining stainless steels and ISO M materials, TC142 Blind Hole Taps also have secondary application in ISO P materials, particularly in softer steels which require more chip control. Grade WW60RB, featuring wear-resistant coating, offers extended tool life and high cutting speeds for high-volume production. Grade WY80FC features vaporized surface that guarantees high level of process reliability thanks to optimized chip control. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Portable Tools

Holemaking Tools are engineered for performance, durability.

September 4, 2015

Made from heavy-duty steel, holemaking products are engineered for optimized for life expectancy and performance. Bi-metal hole saws cut stainless steel, mile steel, drywall, ceiling tile, laminate, wood, and plastic. Double-fluted step drill bits have thick, extra-long, 3/8 in. hex shank that provides firm, positive grip in drill and won&rsquo;t spin out. Also available, wood boring bits feature low-torque design and can change direction when drilling holes to customize shape. Read More

Fasteners & Hardware, Machinery & Machining Tools, Portable Tools

Spherical Ball Nose System provides indexable finishing inserts.

August 24, 2015

EDGE²® Spherical Ball Nose (SBN) inserts feature 2 usable cutting edges for optimal finish quality and thick carbide construction for heat and stress absorption. Insert life allows for extended, unattended finishing runs with quality surface finishes optimized by grinding process. Also suited for tip-cutting, 3D profiling, semi-finishing, and light roughing, fully thru-hardened SBN cutter bodies designed for strength and longevity as well as minimal runout due to accuracy and centrality. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Portable Tools

Grooving Tool offers optimized chip control, finish, longevity.

August 20, 2015

Used on turret turning centers, Swiss turn, and multi-spindle machines, internally cooled Walter Cut G1011-P comes in shank versions of 0.750 and 1.00 in. and features precision coolant delivered to both flank and chipbreaker of insert. Tool head length is suited for universal use and also promotes chip evacuation, while clamping forces are optimized due to screw position. With cutting depths of up to 0.827 in., tool also offers simplified insert indexing in normal or inverted position. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Orbital Thread Mills handle tough to machine materials.

August 7, 2015

Available in 2xD and 3xD models, Orbital Unified National Fine Thread Mills feature large shank diameters that promote vibration-free machining. Tough micrograin carbide construction with TiCN coating renders mills suitable for use with ISO material types P, M, K, N, S, and O. In addition, short overhang makes tools particularly suitable for machining of challenging materials such as ISO S alloys, materials of high tensile strength, and materials with spring back effect. Read More