News & Notes

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Lyndex-Nikken Precision Toolholders

In the normal course of visiting the floor of our customer's shops we often hear tools "singing".  Sometimes the chatter marks left behind one of those tools doesn't matter at all.  But, just as often, it is an issue that has to be...

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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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Walter Cutting Tools – DC170 Drills

When Walter Cutting Tools first launched the DC170 Supreme, the "Ikon of drilling,” it was like nothing the market had ever seen before. The special land design of the solid carbide high performance drill not only doubles as a regrinding...

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Kennametal NOVO

Kennametal's NOVO is a very powerful tool design and management software that includes process planning; inventory availability and purchase; cost-per-part management; and productivity improvements. Users can also search for a tool from...

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Kennametal GOmill Series

Kennametal introduced their GOmill series of endmills back around 2010.  In the time since, they have continued to add new varieties to the family.  The main focus for GOmill is to be a very high performing "General Purpose" product.  That...

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Royal Quick-Grip

  If you are turning material 4" or smaller you should take a look at Royal's Quick-Grip series.  These are extremely accurate and can be customized to accept hex or other shapes.  In a production environment where you may have to...

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Walter Tools new Gold milling inserts…

Walter Tools introduced a new insert coating at the last IMTS that they promised would be a "game changer".  It is called Tiger-tec Gold.  We routinely hear those kinds of claims from various manufactures and sometimes the results can be a...

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All I need is a 1/4″ drill!

All I need is a 1/4″ drill!

Sounds like a simple request.   After all, how many can there be to pick from?  You know it is steel so that narrows it down.  Well the truth is just one of our manufacturers shows over 40 different catalog items for a steel 1/4" drill.  And that is just one source,...

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Vending

  In today’s competitive manufacturing environment efficiency, cost reduction, and continuous improvement are the keys to survival.    At The Tool Crib, we recognize that this is a huge challenge for our customers and have dedicated ourselves to help find new...

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