Posts Tagged ‘carbide tipped’

In our catalog we have seven pages dedicated to carbide tipped slitting saws and side milling cutters.  With so many choices selecting the correct one can seem a bit confusing.  There is a method to this madness.  One thing to keep in mind is that slitting saws and side milling cutters are pretty much the same […]

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      Re-tipping or Re-sharpening Carbide Tipped Milling Cutters – A Cost Effective Option to Buying New Tools Cutting Tools are not exactly cheap. One of the best ways to get extended life out of your milling cutters is to have them re-tipped or re-sharpened. This can usually be done at a fraction of […]

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      Coatings can be a bit overwhelming. Here are some things to consider when choosing whether or not to have your tools coated and which type of coatings to choose. The Physical Vapor Deposition (PVD) Process When coating tools, Super Tool uses the Physical Vapor Deposition (PVD) process because it allows for more […]

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The majority of requests I receive for special tools ends with something along the lines of “…and I need them tomorrow.”  This is frequently possible if semi-finished tools can be used to make the tool the customer is asking for.  If the tool has to be made from scratch, forget it.  Best case scenario would […]

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Reaming Blind Holes vs. Reaming Through Holes Knowing the difference between the two types of holes is important when reaming with coolant.  A blind hole is a hole that does not have an opening on the other end.  If you were to put your eye up to the hole, all you would see is darkness.  […]

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Reaming with Coolant

Posted: 16th March 2012 by brednane1981 in Reaming, Super Tool
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Reaming with Coolant Reaming with coolant has many benefits.  Channeling the coolant through the tool to the cutting edge improves lubricity and reduces the temperature at the point of contact.  Reduced heat build-up and improved lubricity lead to lower wear and tear on the reamer that improves the life of the tool and reduces the […]

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Today we are going to focus specifically on reamers. Reamers are used to produce accurate sized holes with surface finishes that are typically smoother than drilling or boring. A typical reaming job involves drilling or boring the hole to be sized leaving two – three percent of the finish diameter for reaming.  So, a 0.5000” […]

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