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Sandvik Coromant Opens New U.S. Center

September 21, 2021
Sandvik Coromant has opened a new U.S. manufacturing center and placed its U.S. headquarters at the facility.
Bill Koenig
By Bill Koenig Senior Editor, SME Media
Toolmaker Walter USA offers a wide range of cutting tools, such as this TC420 Supreme thread former.

Walter Establishes Solid Carbide Drill Manufacturing Facility in the U.S.

September 13, 2021
Walter will assume governance of the round tool production unit in Greer, S.C., through an intra-company transfer within the Sandvik Group to strengthen its manufacturing presence in the U.S.
By Walter USA Press Release
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Hardinge Acquires Ohio Tool Works

September 1, 2021
Hardinge Inc. has acquired Ohio Tool Works, LLC. Hardinge said the deal will enhance its machine tool and workholding portfolio.
By Hardinge Press Release
The SINUMERIK ONE CNC platform is able to adjust high-speed and contour tolerance allowance settings right at the control, without exciting unfavorable mechanical vibrations which will inevitably show up in the surface finish of the workpiece.

Technological Improvements for Moldmaking Range from Cutters to Controls to Software

August 23, 2021
Mold-and-die shops thrive on the latest technology in tooling, software, and machines. Process success often depends on using best-in-class solutions from the past as well as from the latest advances of today. New ways of using older technologies often depend on advances in enabling technologies.
Jim Lorincz
By Jim Lorincz Contributing Editor, SME Media
EMUGE-FRANKEN USA President Bob Hellinger (L) and GROB Key Account Manager Kevin Gadde (R) share congratulatory wishes on their new partnership. Photo taken in front of the new GROB G350T 5-Axis Mill-Turn Machine installed in the EMUGE-FRANKEN USA Technology Center (W. Boylston, MA).

EMUGE-FRANKEN and GROB Announce Strategic Partnership

August 13, 2021
Partnership of EMUGE-FRANKEN, a cutting tools manufacturer, and GROB, a CNC machining centers manufacturer, provides, advanced 5-Axis solutions, expertise and support.
By Emuge Corp. Press Release
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Sandvik to Acquire Chinese Round Tools Maker

August 4, 2021
Sandvik has signed an agreement to acquire 67 percent of Chuzhou Yongpu Carbide Tools Co., Ltd, a China-based maker of solid round tools, with a call option to buy the remaining part in three years.
By Sandvik Press Release
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Expert Opinions

  • The CoroDrill 860-GM can be reconditioned up to three times.
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    The Sharpest Tool in the Box

    January 21, 2021
    The word “reconditioned” can ignite visions of worn, overworked products inferior to new ones. The reality is as long as you purchase from a reputable supplier, reconditioned cutting tools will deliver the same consistent results as they did upon initial purchase.
    By Jill Glynn - Commercial Services Manager, Sandvik Coromant
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    How Bright is the Future of Automation?

    April 17, 2020
    In the 1955 short story “Autofac,” Philip K. Dick envisioned a world dominated by self-replicating robots that work incessantly, eventually depleting the planet’s resources.
    By Mark Howard - United States Country Manager, EU Automation
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    Rough Boring vs. Finish Boring

    April 16, 2020
    There’s more than one way to finish a hole. The most effective option will depend on the number of parts, cycle time and tolerances. One of the most effective options is boring.
    By Jack Kerlin - Applications Engineer, BIG Kaiser—Americas

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