New Products:


New Products IMTS 2018


Kyocera EZ Bar

The Kyocera EZ Bar is a New Quick Change System for Small Part Boring, Grooving, Face Grooving & Threading.  Click the link to view the test in which we cut the customers cost per part in half.  The EZ Bar is currently on promo now as well, here is the EZ Bar Promo.


Kyocera PR1325 Grade for Stainless Steels & Exotics

Kyocera's New PR1325 Grade for Stainless Steels & Exotics has greater heat resistance than previous coatings which has given us 2X to 3X the tool life in tests we have run in Stainless Steel & Exotics. Click on the link to view the recent test.


Carmex Laydown Threading Parameters

Carmex Thread Milling Parameters

Helical End Mill Parameters for Aluminum

Helical End Mill Parameters for Steel/Stainless Steel/Exotics

Internal Tool Parameters-Boring Tools, Grooving Tools, Key Cutters, Threading Tools, Face Grooving Tools, End Mills

Korloy Milling Parameters

Korloy Turning Parameters

Kyocera Indexable Cutoff Parameters

Kyocera Indexable Drilling Parameters-Magic Drill, Holeshot Drill, Core Drill, Stinger Drill

Kyocera Indexable Grooving Parameters

Kyocera Indexable Milling Parameters- MFOUR, MSIX, MEC, MECX, MSR, MECH

Kyocera Indexable Milling Parameters-MFPN

Kyocera Indexable Turning Parameters-Negative Inserts

Kyocera Indexable Turning Parameters-Positive Inserts

Kyocera Indexable Turning Parameters-CBN & PCD

Kyocera Micro Tool Parameters-Micro Drills, Micro End Mills & Micro Reamers

Kyocera Solid Carbide Slitting Saw Parameters

Laydown Threading Number of Passes

Laydown Threading Parameters

Tap Parameters

YG Carbide Drill Parameters-Dream Drills, Deep Hole Drills, Micro Drills

YG HSS/Cobalt Drill Parameters-Jobber, Screw Machine, Powdered Metal, Aircraft Extension, Silver & Demming, Spot & Center Drills

YG Indexable Drill Parameters- I-Dream Drills, Spade Drills



Common Milling Calculations
Thin Wall Milling
Angle of Engagement and Chip Thinning
Types of Tool Entry
Corner Engagement
Deep Pocket Milling

Tap Drill Sizes-Cut & Form Taps


Kyocera Chipbreaker Selection
Kyocera Insert Grades
Korloy Chipbreaker Selection
Korloy Insert Grades