Posts Tagged ‘Tolerances’

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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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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