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Superior Tapping Performance in Multiple Materials from WIDIA™ VariTap™

Manufacturers, especially job shops, know better than most the pressures of ever-increasing customer demands and the equally demanding requirements to control costs. Multi-purpose tools have been one method many shops use to bridge the gap – excellent in certain materials and “good enough” in others to get the job done. Field tests are confirming the…

Easy Selection Breaker System

In the increasingly competitive and complex world of metal cutting, a new system that first identifies the cutting mode, light medium or roughing L, M and R, then the ISO material specification, P,M,K and S was thought to be the best way for users to quickly identify which insert was most suitable for their application.…

Solid CBN grade MBS140 & Full Face CBN MB4020

Traditionally CBN grades operate exceptionally well, but within the restrictions of a narrow band dictated strictly by the material being machined, small depths of cut and very precise cutting parameters. Advancements in materials, coatings and manufacturing methods have combined together with increased knowledge of edge honing styles and chipbreakers to provide a new grade with…

Proven WIDIA WMT™ Grooving and Cut-off System Adds New High-Performance PH Geometry

Job shops around the world may have business and customer requirements unique to each company, but concerns on how to improve costs and secure more business are common to all. “Shops want more performance options, and at the same time don’t want multiple, job- or material-specific tooling solutions tying up their inventory,” says Mark Filosemi,…