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The Heat Is On Difficult-to-Machine Metals

Senior Editor Jim Lorincz

1/1/2015

Cutting tool manufacturers call on a lot of tribal knowledge to help their customers find the most productive machining solutions for processing difficult-to-machine materials. Manufacturers in industries that are big users of titanium, stainless steels, Inconels, and other high-temperature heat-resistant superalloys (HRSA) are increasingly seeking machining solutions that extend tool life, improve productivity, deliver consistent part quality, and take advantage of the latest advances in machine tool technology—all at the same time. Full Article

OSG Changes Name to Better Reflect Core Competencies



Press Release - OSG USA Inc.

1/20/2015

OSG Tap & Die, Inc., a leading manufacturer of taps, drills, end mills, dies and indexable cutting tools, announced that it has officially changed its name to OSG USA, INC. effective immediately.The corporate name change was made to better reflect the diverse array of products and services that OSG markets domestically. Full Article

Jergens Expands Its Range of Workholding Pallets



Press Release - Jergens Inc.

12/3/2014

Jergens Inc. range of pallet solutions has been expanded to include two more styles, a 4-Pin pallet and a manual version of the company’s popular ZPS (Zero Point System). Announced in September at IMTS 2014, the new pallet solutions offer users several key features. Full Article

Innovative Tooling Puts Security into Tough Machining



Senior Editor Jim Lorincz

11/1/2014

Nobody likes the thought of cuts or smashed fingers tooling up a job—before the machine is up and running, or tool and spindle-damaging crashes afterwards. “Getting the tooling right is the most important part of running any job,” said Steve Rose, CNC training consultant and former Swiss machine shop owner. Full Article

Viewpoints: Standardized Tooling Data Enables Smarter Choices



Sean Holt, Vice President of Engineering, Sandvik Coromant

10/1/2014

Engineers and machinists on the shop floor are constantly under pressure to problem-solve and reduce the time it takes to transform a design into a finished component. This can affect their ability to keep up with the equally rapid-fire advancements in machine and tooling technology. As CAM technology advances, manufacturers are turning to digital manufacturing solutions to seamlessly manage their entire product life-cycle. Now more than ever, the demand for fully integrated and connected manufacturing systems is growing, and it will only continue to grow. Full Article

Innovative Tools Remove the Jagged Edges



Senior Editor Jim Lorincz

10/1/2014

Precision product finishing has come a long way from the days when the principal options for burr removal were manual deburring or high-volume tumbling. Both of those options play an important role in helping manufacturers meet their finishing requirements, especially with the variety of equipment and media available to meet most any part requirement. Full Article

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