Cut the Chatter In Your Workplace

Cut the Chatter In Your Workplace

The concept of chatter free cutters has been around for some time in Solid Carbide cutters. How it works is each flute is differentially pitched as well as different axial.

Celebrating 30 Years of NZ Tooling

Celebrating 30 Years of NZ Tooling

30 years ago a young and innocent Nathan Stronge was offered the opportunity to take over the NZ agency for an Israeli carbide tooling company, ISCAR. He thought it looked.

Power Tool Racing Returns!

Power Tool Racing Returns!

In an empty warehouse one Saturday morning, Auckland’s best engineers gathered to pit creation versus creation, company versus company to find this year’s Power Tool Racing champion. Last year’s favourites.

Machining Intelligently With ISCAR IQ

Machining Intelligently With ISCAR IQ

ISCAR continues to expand its existing array of products which established many benchmarks in the global metal working industry. The new ISCAR IQ campaign introduces several new innovative tool families.

Machining Strategies To Lower Costs

Machining Strategies To Lower Costs

For the last two newsletters we have introduced the concept of machining strategies to lower costs of production. So where are the big savings in your machine shop going to.

Boring Stuff

Boring Stuff

There is nothing worse than boring systems that are tricky to set. Let’s face it, when you finish boring something it’s usually the last operation of the whole job and.

Camex Invests in a Spinner-U620 from iCNC

Camex Invests in a Spinner-U620 from iCNC

CAMEX is a reputable and thriving injection mold maker and precision engineering busi¬ness based on Auckland’s North Shore, owned by Graham Render and Simon Chan. CAMEX has provided high quality.

Ask Yourself This…

Ask Yourself This…

You should ask yourself two questions “do I intend to be in business in 10 years’ time”, and “what am I doing to make sure I am?”. Our last newsletter.

Penta IQ Grip, The New Five Cutting Edge Insert

Penta IQ Grip, The New Five Cutting Edge Insert

PentaCut, the five cutting edge grooving insert. The purpose of such a tool was to lower the cutting edge cost. While it became a very successful insert for grooving, it.

Face Milling, What Do We Want?

Face Milling, What Do We Want?

We want a positive cutter with a reasonable depth of cut, with more than four cutting edges to keep the cost down and we want it to be strong. This.

Tang Grip Style Face Grooving

Tang Grip Style Face Grooving

Rigid clamping in a tangentially oriented pocket. Tools available from 25mm to 500mm diameter range in 3mm to 4mm width. Tool holders available are either single or double ended blades. Machine at very high.

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