Category: Cutting

  • The Advantages of Carbide Cutting Tools

    The Advantages of Carbide Cutting Tools

    Carbide is an industrial steel applied to blades, bits and other tools used to cut hardwood. Carbide, also known as tungsten carbide, has a formula consisting of half tungsten and half carbide and is three times stiffer than the steel commonly used on other types of wood-cutting tools. Woodcutting tools tipped with carbide have distinct […]

  • 10 Tips For Cutting Costs On Your CNC Machining Parts

    10 Tips For Cutting Costs On Your CNC Machining Parts

    Several things can affect the cost of CNC Machining parts, including materials, design, finishes, quantity, and turnaround time. Typically, the most important is how much time it takes to machine your parts. This can influence cost even more than the cost of materials, setup time, or finishing type. Machining time is directly affected by the […]

  • Tips On Getting More From Your Indexable Cutting Tools

    Tips On Getting More From Your Indexable Cutting Tools

    1] After using the 80 degree corners of CNMG inserts put the insert back and utilise the 100 degree corners as straight turning tools with a modified tool holder that provides for 75 degrees approach angle. 2] Boring CNC cutting tools carrying CCMT inserts for finish boring operations can be reused utilising the 100 degree corners […]

  • Amazing Advantages Of Carbide Tipped Cutting Tools

    Amazing Advantages Of Carbide Tipped Cutting Tools

    Carbide cutting tools, also known as carbide tipped cutting tools, are a type of cutting tools that are used as metal cutting tools for a wide range of materials on CNC Lathes, Turret lathes, Vertical Turret lathes, Engine lathes and Chuckers. Carbide cutting tools’ edges are of carbide tips which are brazed onto steel bodies. […]

  • Main Features Of Metal Cutting Tools

    Main Features Of Metal Cutting Tools

    A metal cutting tool is a tool which is used to remove material from a metal work piece through the process of shear deformation. The cutting process may be achieved by using a single-point or multi-point tool. Single-point tools are used to remove material by means of one cutting edge, in shaping, turning, plaining and […]

  • Drill Bits – Things To Remember

    Drill Bits – Things To Remember

    Drill bits are tools used in creating cylindrical holes. Bits are held a drill which rotates the bits and provide an axial force which then creates a hole. There are also specialized bits dedicated for creating holes that are non-cylindrical. Although drill bits can be made in any customized size a client may need, there […]

  • Pipe Cutting Tools

    Pipe Cutting Tools

    A pipe cutting tool is a tool used to cut pipes or tubes, and it is a necessity in many industries and workshops. The type of metal the pipe is made out of determines whether a pipe cutting tool or a hacksaw can be used. While a hacksaw can cut almost any size of a […]

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