Sep 2020
Micromachining, cutting where the volume of chips produced with each tool path is very small, is not a high-speed operation in relation to chip load per tooth. Rather, it involves a high spindle speed due to cutter diameter. The part may be physically larger, but details of the part require ultra-small profiles achieved only by micromachining. In other words, micromachining is not limited in scope to only miniature parts.
Aug 2020
Milling is a core operation in all kinds of manufacturing environments. Here are five different types of milling holders, each with their own strengths and weaknesses. We’re here to help you choose with a breakdown and tips for using each.