News & Notes

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High Speed Machining

High Speed Machining

High Speed Machining has become a catch-all phrase for several specific tool programming strategies that have unique characteristics.  By now, almost all shops are trying to use one or more of these techniques to increase efficiency and be more profitable.  Beginning...

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Samchully Chucks from The Tool Crib

Samchully Chucks from The Tool Crib

If you are like most shop owners or machinists, you probably don't spend a lot of time thinking about the chuck on your machine tool.  Do you know when it last had any maintenance?  Do you grease it often?  Did you know that most manufacturers recommend that a chuck...

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Walter Tools New Perform Line Grades

Walter Tools New Perform Line Grades

Walter Tools has recently added two new carbide grades to their insert line.  WPV10 and WPV20 are part of the "Perform Line" of tools Walter has developed.  These inserts are designed for shops with older equipment or machines that may have somewhat limited...

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Lathe Broaching from WTO and The Tool Crib

https://youtu.be/murztmyYC-Y If your shop does lathe work you've likely needed to put a keyway inside a bore or on the end of a shaft.  If you have a job that requires you to do this repeatedly you should consider using Lathe Broaching...

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Kennametal Mill 4 Series From The Tool Crib

If you've had jobs in your shop that involve shoulder milling you've likely had to deal with cleaning up the finish of the wall once you've reached the depth of cut you need.  That's because most cutters leave a witness mark on the wall...

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Mapal PCD Tools from The Tool Crib.

The Tool Crib works with many manufacturing facilities here in the Southeastern US providing standard tooling from our suppliers.  What you may not know is that we provide almost as much custom tooling for specific projects.  One of the...

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Cogsdill Tools

Cogsdill Tooling is one of our suppliers that can allow you to solve a problem or machine a complex part more efficiently.  They are the largest manufacturer of Roller Burnishing, Deburring and CNC controlled boring, facing and contouring...

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Knight Carbide Custom Solutions

For many applications in machining there are standard tools that work perfectly for a given application. However, a large part of what we do here at The Tool Crib is solve the problems and challenges for complex parts or materials where a...

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YG-1 Dream Drills

YG-1 Dream Drills are a complete series that includes solid carbide high performance drills in 3, 5 and 8 X D both with and without coolant. There are Dream Drills dedicated for stainless steel as well as aluminum materials and MQL type...

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Cutting Tool Catalog Library

Cutting Tool Catalog Library

We have created a library of information that houses over 3000 documents from the suppliers we represent.  This resource is free to all visitors and provides general information for millions of products.  There are catalogs for all categories of cutting tools,...

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