Machining graphite electrodes comes with its specific challenges and problems, with the most common being edge chipping. Experienced engineers have summarized the useful guidelines.
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.
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.
The subject of threads and threading often relates to various aspects such as coarse and fine threads, tolerance classes, form, angle, and pitch. In this article, we will focus on the two primary methods for creating internal screw threads: tapping and thread milling, and when to choose one over the other.