Posts Tagged ‘machining material’

The United States was founded by a group of people who were by and large do-it-yourselfers. It comes as no surprise that over the decades the American people have only grown in that same attitude and because of it we have created one of the world’s most powerful economies and one of the best environments […]

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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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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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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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