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November 4, 2019

OSG SynchroMaster Tap Holder

Next generation synchronized tap holder designed to turbocharge tapping performance Machining troubles associated with tap processing are far more frequent in comparison to other rotating tools, such as drills and end mills. Manufacturers often struggle with threading applications because there are few effective solutions to: Prevent sudden breakage of taps Stabilize tap life Improve thread… Read More »


September 11, 2019

Fully Networked, Data Consistent Machining: ZOLLER TMS and MachiningCloud Bolster High Volume Manufacturing for Industry 4.0

Advances in smart manufacturing are raising the stakes for achieving increased productivity. Across high volume, large batch manufacturing processes, shop floors are working to interconnect their machining, software systems, and tooling data together in order to achieve the highest quality possible – all while ensuring greater consistency. Higher quality, lower costs, and faster output is… Read More »


September 6, 2019

ESPRIT CAM Simulator & MachiningCloud Tooling Data Make Fully Identical, “Digital Twin” Machining a Reality

What if you were able to create a “Digital Twin” of your entire machining environment? An exact virtual replica, supported by up-to-date, accurate product data for the stock, tools, holders, fixtures, machine setup, and kinematics. This product data, optimized by MachiningCloud helps ensure that all real world performance conditions are met for tooling products from… Read More »


August 26, 2019

Find Your Tooling Equivalent Fast and Easy with Ingersoll’s Grade Optimizer and MachiningCloud

Ingersoll Cutting Tools offers its European catalog of CAM product data on MachiningCloud, allowing users to instantly search and download cutting tool products according to your requirements. A global manufacturer in both heavy-duty milling and custom cutting tool solutions, Ingersoll leverages innovative technologies to produce tooling that can meet the most demanding machining applications. MachiningCloud… Read More »


August 13, 2019

Aluminum can be hard to drill, despite its easy rep

When drilling, perhaps no variable is as important as the workpiece material. It dictates drill geometry and substrate, tool coating, coolant application, and speeds and feeds. While known for its relative softness and ductility, misconceptions abound among those who regularly drill aluminum. “Aluminum is considered by many to be one of the easiest machining materials,… Read More »


July 30, 2019

Mastercam 2020 Enables Fast, Efficient CAM Programming Backed by Accurate Tooling Data from MachiningCloud

The release of Mastercam 2020 streamlines CAM productivity for users across the entire shop floor, resulting in faster and more efficient workflows. Mastercam 2020 is packed with an array of new and enhanced features that lowers overall production costs during CNC programming, job preparation, setup, and validation. Coupled with up-to-date, accurate tooling data from MachiningCloud,… Read More »


July 16, 2019

Mill 4-12 Tangential Shoulder Milling Tool Data Available on MachiningCloud

Product data for Kennametal’s Mill 4-12KT Tangential Shoulder Milling Tool is now available for download in MachiningCloud, providing an array of options for both steel and cast iron applications. The Mill 4-12KT reduces horsepower by 15%, boosts feed rates, and allows easy access to insert locking screws. The triangular shaped insert dramatically increases stability and… Read More »



June 10, 2019

Getting accurate, high quality files to Denitool customers

Denitool product data is available on MachiningCloud. Denitool Precision Tools is a manufacturer of a wide range of high performance cutting tools and inserts for turning and milling, with a distribution network in North America and internationally. Because Denitool customers are experienced machinists, it’s always important for them to get the files they need in… Read More »


June 3, 2019

Understanding Indexable Milling Tools on MachiningCloud

Mills or milling cutters on MachiningCloud can be sorted into two high-level categories, solid or indexable. What makes a mill “indexable” is the use of inserts that operate as the actual cutting edge of the tool. Any contact with the work piece occurs exclusively at the insert. The main advantage of indexable mills is that… Read More »


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