Archive for the ‘Tolerances’ Category

Two years ago, we began a research project to expand our horizons and to find new ways to reach out to our customers, both new and long standing. Through our brainstorming we looked at and investigated the various ways other businesses were reaching out their customers and found, surprisingly, that in our industry of cutting […]

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I quote a lot of special milling cutters and slitting saws.  Frequently I receive a HSS print with a note from the customer saying that they would like this quoted in carbide tipped.  So I quote the cutter and reduce the number of teeth.  A carbide tipped cutter with the same diameter and width as a […]

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I work for a manufacturer of cutting tools.  One of the departments I work in is the special tool quoting department.   I see a lot of requests for special tools everyday.  Most of these requests have tolerances called out on various dimensions of the tool (diameter, width, flute length, shank diameter, radius, chamfers, etc).   Sometimes […]

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