Holemaking in steel and cast iron up to one inch in diameter is one of the most widely used metalworking processes. What is driving drilling and tapping performance are advances in substrate, coatings, three-flute designs, and combination tools. Just as important are advances in coolant delivery, using different size holes and shapes to facilitate chip evacuation.
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Today’s deep hole drilling systems control coolant much the same as they would a machine’s spindle or axes. Careful management of coolant pressure, filtration, temperature and flow rate is key to optimizing deep hole drilling.
Durable goods orders increased in March, with various industries contributing to the gain, the U.S. Commerce Department said today.
Adam Aguzzi, vice president of manufacturing at Ceridian, discusses issues facing industry in the second year of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Selecting the best type of cutting tool for holemaking jobs is not always clear. It is best to have a drill that caters to the workpiece material, produces the specs required, and provides the most profit for the job at hand. Considering the variety of jobs and parts manufactured in machine shops, there is no “one-drill-fits-all.”
Ford Motor Co. today reported a first-quarter profit compared with a year-earlier loss. The automaker also forecast continuing issues with a computer chip shortage.
Caterpillar Inc., the maker of heavy equipment, today reported an increased quarterly profit as sales improved and dealers boosted their stock of Cat machinery.
Manufacturing lost 18,000 jobs last month as temporary layoffs in the auto industry related to a computer chip shortage took hold, according to Bureau of Labor Statistics figures.