Selecting a Thread Mill That Matches Your Needs

Threading tools with the flexibility to thread a broad variety of holes provide the agility many shops need to stay competitive. They may be the only solution for many difficult materials.

Jergens Pull Studs Enable Quick Changeovers

SP140 and K02 pull studs offer quick-change solutions for vise or gripper jaws, electronic component manufacturing, packaging machines, medical technology and automation.

Kyocera Turning Grade Provides Tough Cutting Edge

The Megacoat Tough coating combines a wear-resistant layer on the surface adhered to high-content CBN, which provides greater fracture resistance when encountering interruptions.

Kay Engineering's Gundrilling Machine Performs Range of Operations

Kay Engineering’s DeHoff 20144 is used to perform gundrilling, pull boring, roller burnishing and thread tapping.

Walter Indexable Inserts Provide Improved Wear Resistance

WBH20C indexable inserts provide excellent layer bonding and long tool life due to the patent-pending method for pretreatment.

Star Cutter Enhances PCD Tool Reconditioning Services

Star Cutter provides reconditioning for its own PCD products, as well as other manufacturer’s tools.

Dillon's Carbide Coating Increases Jaw Gripping Force

Carbinite is a wear-resistant, textured carbide coating that reportedly doubles the gripping force of jaws.

SMW Autoblok's Workholding System Removes Obstacles

Eastec 2023: MillTec makes it is easier to carry out complex operations with five-sided access to the part.

Walter Xtra-tec XT Milling Tools Feature Pocket Design

Eastec 2023: Walter’s Xtended Technology (XT) milling tools offer large cross-sections for maximum tool stability and a larger contact surface for a secure seat and reduced surface pressure.

Mate Self-Centering Vises Feature Quick-Change Jaws

Eastec 2023: Mate workholding reduces setup times and process variability, while providing accuracy and repeatability in a compact, quick-change, modular design.

Schwanog's Custom Form Tools Reduce Cycle Times

Eastec 2023: Schwanog offers form tool systems, producing individual tools in very small series. Batch sizes from 3 to 50 units can be produced at any time.

Jergens' Self-Centering Vise Reduces Jaw Lift

Eastec 2023: The 5CV 130-mm self-centering vise reportedly features clamping forces up to 3,600 lbs.

Palbit Multitasking Tool Provides Flexible Machining

The Multicut tool provides extended tool life, minimizing the need for frequent tool changes and reducing the risk of operator error and tooling issues.

Sumitomo's Grooving Inserts Bypass Interference

Eastec 2023: The 90-degree inserts are said to be ideal for grooving narrow parts and facing in OD and ID applications that require unique approaches due to interference.

Seco Tools' Tapping Tool Lineup Generates Precision Threads

The new line provides three performance levels that enable manufacturers to match the right tap to their particular application.

Ceratizit's Updated Tooling Solutions Improve Machining Performance

The company has upgraded its EcoCut indexable inserts lineup, as well as introduced two new toolholding and workholding solutions.

Big Daishowa Chuck Eliminates Chatter in Milling Operations

The Mega 12DS chuck is designed for trochoidal milling with anti-vibration end mills.

Vektek's Workholding Pump Streamlines Clamping Procedures

Eastec 2023: The Advanced Automation Workholding Pump can be run through a continuously connected rotary union or decoupled pallets.

Ceratizit's Control System Increases Process Security

Eastec 2023: The ToolScope monitoring and control system can reduce cycle times up to 15% and, with wear monitoring, optimize tool life and provide additional tool reserve usage up to 30%.

Tungaloy's Mini Boring Bar Tools Machine Small Parts

The TinyMiniTurn line features a full range of solid carbide mini boring bars that enables machining from as small as 0.6 mm (.024″) diameters.

Sandvik Coromant Turning Tools Enable Y-Axis Turning

The company has developed two new tools to support Y-axis turning: CoroTurn Prime and the CoroPlex YT twin-tool.

Tungaloy's Modular Turning System Extends Tool Life

The ModuMini-Turn exchangeable-head modular turning tool system enables quick tool changes in Swiss machines for minimum downtime.