Cutting Tools

Machinery & Machining Tools, Portable Tools

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, Portable Tools

Solid Carbide Tooling offers optimized cutting, tool life.

May 20, 2016

With geometry, cutting speed, and tool life optimized for use on gray cast iron, ductile iron, and forged steel, Speed-Drill R4 is suited for use in producing automotive engine and chassis components. Corner radius design is tangential to drill point but non-tangential to diameter, and tooling options include standard drill and end mill programs for all material groups. Special tools include step drills, core drills, reamers, tapered drills, tapered reamers, and combination tools. Read More

Portable Tools

Hand Knife features ergonomic design and sure grip.

May 12, 2016

Designed with rugged, soft-grip handle with no-slip texture, Quarter-Moon Hand Knife has blade made of 1095 high-carbon steel to hold edge longer than comparable knives made of lesser steels. Back edge of knife is not sharp to help prevent cuts and nicks to hand. Able to be re-sharpened for years of use, knife is suited for shaping linoleum floors, trimming excess PVC welds, cutting and skiving leather, straightening leather belts, and cutting cleats and v-guides on conveyor belting. 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

Portable Tools

Multipurpose Tool provides all-in-one cutting solution.

April 22, 2016

Employing 7.0 A motor, Dremel Velocity™ can cut such diverse materials as HardieBacker®, plywood, drywall, conduit, PVC pipe, and 2x4s. Integrated high-torque mechanism also accelerates plunge cuts, grout removal, and sanding. While integrated control foot aids long, accurate rip cuts, fold out component provides stability and accuracy while making cuts in sheet materials and eliminates need to hover tool through cuts. Tool also supports VC490 Panel Blade and VC494 Pipe and 2x4 Blade. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Portable Tools

Ergonomic Cable and Bolt Cutters operate using 10.8 V battery.

April 8, 2016

Performing cuts in <8 sec, micro cable and bolt cutters feature 350° rotating blade heads, auto-retract blade, and LED light. Ergonomics reduce injuries from extended use while improving cut quality. While ES32ML has capacity to cut 600 MCM copper and 750 MCM aluminum cable, ES32FML cuts 1 ¼ in. fine stranded copper cable. Along with threaded rod, rebar, steel rod, guy wire, and wire mesh cable tray, BS12ML cuts bolts up to ½ in. Gator Eye® technology, also included, facilitates maintenance. 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, Portable Tools

Lineman's Pliers feature comfort grip handle.

February 1, 2016

Available in 6 and 8.5 in. models, Lineman&#39;s Pliers feature 6140CrV drop forged carbon alloy steel body with hardness level of 45 ±3 and blade hardness of 58&ndash;61 to ensure clean cut for years. Two-tone TPR molded comfort grip handle facilitates gripping, twisting, bending, and cutting of wire and cable. Read More

Portable Tools, Test & Measuring Instruments

Work Tools facilitate connector assembly.

January 28, 2016

Aligning with connector products for both large form factor industrial and board level connectivity, Tightening Torque Tools offer fixed torque of 0.5 Nm, making it almost impossible to over- or under-tighten. Slimline Screwdrivers are suited for assembly with integration of insulation at blade diameter. Offered in battery-operated or manually operated models, Panel Punches make it possible to accurately create corresponding panel cut out. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Portable Tools

Beveling Tool compound bevels large heavy-wall pipe.

December 28, 2015

Featuring 3-blade tool holder and formed TiN coated blades that dissipate heat away from pipe&rsquo;s surface, MILLHOG® Dictator Pipe Machining Tool can perform 37 ½ x 10 degree bevel or any other angle simultaneously. Unit securely mounts to inside diameter of heavy-wall pipe from 4.5&ndash;18 in. ID using 3 wide clamps with hardened steel contact points. Equipped with 3 hp air motor, tool develops 4,100 lb-ft of torque at cutter blade and pulls continuous thick chip without cutting oils. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Portable Tools

Cordless Miter Saw uses two 18 V batteries for 36 V power.

December 28, 2015

Powered by two 18 V lithium-ion batteries, Model XSL02Z Cordless 7 ½ in. Dual Slide Compound Miter Saw utilizes Makita BL&trade; brushless motor with direct-drive gearbox and electric brake that delivers full 5,700 rpm. Automatic Speed Change&trade; Technology adjusts cutting speed and torque during cut for optimal efficiency. Equipped with 4 steel rail sliding system and 4 linear ball bearings, saw delivers large dimensional lumber cutting capacity of 2 x 12 in. at 90° and 2 x 8 in. at 45°. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Portable Tools

Solid Carbide Milling Tools support universal application.

December 23, 2015

Prototyp Advance tools include 6 cutter types and 250 line items, each providing balanced hardness and toughness for versatile application and extended tool life. Suited to machining diverse materials, including ISO material groups P, M, K, and S, with WJ30TF grade and TiAIN coating, tools come in standard geometries of 30° and 45° helix angles and 2 main configurations: shoulder mill and shoulder/slot mill. Number of cutting edges varies from 2&ndash;8 depending on model. Read More

Portable Tools

Klein® Tools Introduces New Utility and Pocket Knives

December 8, 2015

Durable and functional knives designed for the jobsite. Lincolnshire, IL – Klein Tools (http://www.kleintools.com), for professionals since 1857, expands its line of utility and pocket knives with tough new designs and features specifically for the electrician. The new offering includes five pocket knives all with 440A stainless steel blades, dual... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Portable Tools, Textile Industry Products

Cardinal Round Knives - Improved Production Facility Reduces Lead Times

December 4, 2015

Eastman Cardinal® round knives are proudly manufactured in the USA. Eastman recently invested in the Buffalo, New York production facility to increase capacity and decrease lead-times. Lead-times for most round knife cutters is approximately 5-7 business days. The manufacturing facility enhancements have also increased the quality and precision of this equipment, especially in terms of the... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Portable Tools

Heptagon Milling Cutter increases metal removal rates.

November 10, 2015

In addition to indexable inserts with 14 cutting edges, Walter BLAXX M3024 has wear-protected, black tool body. Diameters range from 1.5&ndash;6.0 in., and construction is of Tiger·tec® Silver cutting tool material. Tiger-tec Silver is available in 2 CVD-coated grades for machining of steel and cast iron as well as 3 PVD coated grades for machining steel, stainless steel, cast iron, and difficult materials. Inserts are secured by Torx Plus screws for stability and process reliability. Read More

Portable Tools

Loop Knives cleanly remove flash from molded plastic/rubber parts.

November 3, 2015

Designed for safe and accelerated removal of flash waste and excess material from molded or extruded rubber and plastic parts, Hyde Loop Hoof Knives are manufactured with high-carbon steel blades for long-term edge sharpness and extended life. Each knife, with 6.5 in. overall length, features pick for hard-to-remove imperfections. Mounted to HammerHead® molded handle, .515 in. dia blades have 1.3 in. long cutting edge. Handle has polypropylene core and TPE soft grip covering. 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&bull;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

Machinery & Machining Tools, Portable Tools

Automated Cross-Cutting Saw is designed for non-ferrous metal.

October 28, 2015

To ensure finished-part cut quality, TigerSaw 2000 pairs 17.7 in. saw with pusher system. Automated lineal cutting software and crayon marking of defects maximize material yield. Along with adjustable cutting envelope that accommodates 350&ndash;500 mm saw blades, features include pneumatic clamping for handling delicate material and air over oil for optimized cut quality. Lube misting system follows blade delivering lubrication at cut point to increase blade life. Read More

Controls & Controllers, HVAC, Material Handling & Storage, Portable Tools

Makita Lands at Gie+Expo 2015 with an Expanded Tool Box for Landscapers

October 26, 2015

Efficient MM4® 4-stroke, 18V LXT® cordless, and DOLMAR integration drive Makita's strong presence in power equipment Makita's world's largest line-up of 18V Lithium-Ion cordless tools and power equipment includes the 18V X2 LXT Lithium-Ion (36V) Brushless Blower powered by two 18V Lithium-Ion batteries. Louisville, KY – Makita is opening up its tool box to the power... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Material Handling & Storage, Portable Tools

American Electrical Publishes New Video About CrimpKit - A Sturdy Metallic Case with All the Tools and Ferrule Assortment to Prepare Wires

October 21, 2015

Tom McCormick, President and CEO of American Electrical, Inc. explains the contents of the CrimpKit - a sturdy metallic case with all the tools and ferrule assortment to prepare wires.  The CrimpKit comes with a wire stripper and cutter, a ratcheted ferrule crimping tool and an assortment of ferrules for 24-10 AWG wires. Read More