News & Notes

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Synchronous Tapping from YG-1 and The Tool Crib

YG-1 and The Tool Crib offer a complete system of holders and taps for use in CNC machining centers. Some of the challenges our customers often face when trying to tap in a rigid machine is poor thread quality, increased tap wear or even...

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Kennametal Expands Ultra-Performance End Mills

Kennametal has expanded their solid carbide milling products to include new ultra-performance end mills for aluminum, titanium, and steels. These tools come in 4, 5 and 6 flute geometries. The KOR-5 series highlighted in the video is...

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DC160 Advance from Walter Tools and The Tool Crib

Walter-Tools has expanded their offering of the X·treme Evo from the DC160 Advance product line. This solid carbide drill can be used universally – in all material groups, for a wide variety of applications (such as inclined entries and...

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Hydraulic Tapping from FlexArm and The Tool Crib

FlexArm came into existence in 1984 when an enterprising business owner named Richard Kennedy designed a tapping arm to use in his existing production facility.  As customers and suppliers visited his shop they were quick to notice...

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New Carbide Grade from Tungaloy and The Tool Crib

Tungaloy America has released a new generation of CVD coated inserts for turning in steel (ISO-P).  This new grade designated as T9215 is a multi layer process set on top of a new carbide substrate.  The cemented substrate has...

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Composite Machining from YG-1 and The Tool Crib

Composites are becoming a common material to be machined in more and more manufacturing environments.  FRP (Fiber Reinforced Plastic) materials have been used in Aerospace applications for years.  Now more products and applications are...

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Linked Gas Spring Systems from Dadco and The Tool Crib

Linked Gas Spring Systems from Dadco and The Tool Crib

Utilizing linked nitrogen gas springs from Dadco and The Tool Crib is one of the best ways to improve the overall performance and part quality of a stamping operation.  Linked systems offer a die operator the ability to monitor and control stamping pressure from...

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Nine9 Offers First Indexable Center Drill

If you have a process that requires repetitive center drilling, you should consider the iCenter indexable center drill from Nine9 and The Tool Crib.  Nine9 is part of the Everede family of tools and has patented this system to increase the...

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Mikron Tool CrazyDrill Flexible Carbide

Mikron Tool is a Swiss company that began by making machines for the Swiss watch and ballpoint pen industries.  From there, they also began to produce their own tooling to be used in the equipment they were building.  Today, they are a...

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BIG Kaiser Mega-Synchro Tapping Holders

The Tool Crib is proud to represent BIG Kaiser Precision Tooling.  BIG Kaiser is based near Chicago, Illinois and was originally a subsidiary of Heinz Kaiser AG, Rümlang, Switzerland.  In 2003 they began a strategic alliance...

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