Posts Tagged ‘Drills’

I’m a bowler. I’ve been bowling in leagues for about 9 years now, and while, I have yet to bowl a perfect game (although I have come pretty close) or pick up that unforgiving 7-10 split (I have never come close at all), I have had my own custom ball since I’ve started. As with […]

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In most cases, we do not know the purpose that the tools we are making will be used for. But every so often we do learn about the job, and often times out tools help make some really cool stuff.  One that stands out the most, and perhaps the one that I am most proud of, was […]

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Knowing the hardness of the material you are machining is important.  It helps determine the appropriate speeds and feeds for your application and can affect the design of the tool being used in the machining process.  Despite this importance, it is surprising, although very common, that many machinists do not know the hardness of the […]

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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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Drilling Problem Solving

Posted: 9th May 2012 by brednane1981 in Drilling
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Drilling Problem Solving There are many problems that can occur when drilling.  Today we will discuss some of the most common problems.  We will cover oversized holes, short tool life, rough finishes, chipped cutting edges, and the drill walking.  We will begin with a few tips on drilling. A drill removes 100% of its diameter […]

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