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Identify Wear on Precision Cutting Tools for Improved Performance

Understanding how a tool wears can provide valuable clues that may lead to improved performance. Different tools will wear at different rates and can depend on factors such as the material cutting, speed and the feed rates, tool coating, and more. It’s impossible to prevent tool wear, but you can manage it. Proper management helps achieve a range of operational goals, including increasing the speed, volume, and quality of your production. All of these factors can help contribute to cost savings and increased throughput.

Comparing Standard vs. Custom Tools

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End Mill Optimization to Make Micro Tools Last Longer

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Selecting the Right Tool Coating

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Benefits of a Blanket Purchase Order for Carbide Cutting Tools

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Tool Tips for Machining Stainless Steel

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Bucking the Trend: We Offer Short Lead Times for Custom Cutting Tools

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Custom Cutting Tools Can Help Optimize CNC Machining

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Tool Tips for Machining Titanium

Anyone who machines titanium will tell you that it is a notoriously difficult material to work...

Steady the supply chain

As a consumer, it’s nearly impossible to go a day without hearing about issues in the supply...