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10 Tips for Titanium Machining

Titanium is a highly valuable and sought-after material in industries like aerospace and medical, but its difficult machinability poses challenges. This article provides an overview of milling tools for machining titanium, highlighting its benefits, challenges, and ten essential tips to achieve better results and enhanced productivity.

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ANSI and ISO insert designations

Indexable inserts of cutting tools are standardized and designated with letters and digitals. The industry has two major designation systems, e.g., metric (ISO) and inch (ANSI). This article addresses the classification and differences between ISO and ANSI cutting tools. The main distinction lies in the middle digits.