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15.11.2019

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Logiq 3 Cham — Logically cutting cycle time

Designed to simplify operations and increase manufacturing productivity, integrating this drill into the machining process can reduce machining cycle times by up to 50 %.

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16.09.2019

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Not a small challenge: Cutting tools for miniature dental and medical parts

The demands for miniature dental and medical components present a specific challenge for cutting tool manufacturers. Iscar has designed tools for this sector.

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13.11.2018

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Indexable tools challenge solid carbide for small diameters

While solid carbide tools represent the traditional tool choice for small diameters, today's indexable tools present several advantages over one-piece solid tools. The manufacturer Iscar offers various indexable insert options for these applications.

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01.03.2018

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When smart production needs smart tools as well

With the new Logiq tool lines, Iscar wanted to address future requirements in tools, taking into account that the processes of the future will be automated and digitised. For the company, the Logiq tools are a logical step towards optimised production.

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14.11.2017

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As easy as One-Two-Three? Milling Aluminium Intelligently

Compared to other materials, aluminium is rather simple to machine. At least it seems much more effortless than steel, for example. Nevertheless, there are several mistakes that can be made when machining this material, including the choice of the wrong tool, that impact producti...

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04.10.2017

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As easy as one-two-three? Milling aluminium intelligently

Compared to other materials, aluminium is rather simple to machine. At least it seems much more effortless than steel, for example. Nevertheless, there are several mistakes that can be made when machining this material, including the choice of the wrong tool, that impact producti...

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30.08.2017

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September Product Gallery 2017 with EMO highlights

Featuring numerous innovations that were presented at EMO 2017, Hanover, Germany.

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03.05.2017

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Hard material does not automatically mean hard to cut

The remarkable strength-to-weight ratio and highly corrosion-resistant properties of titanium have resulted in the ever-growing use of this important engineering material in many demanding sectors. Current developments make the cutting of the material more effective.

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27.02.2017

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March 2017 product gallery

Latest innovations from within and outside Europe.

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31.01.2017

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Self-centering geometry and robust and accurate clamping

In order to comply with market demand, Iscar recently exhibited its next generation, advanced indexable drill and further extended its comprehensive product portfolio with the launch of Sumo-3-Cham – a three flute indexable drill. According to the company it reduces machining cyc...

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07.12.2016

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Supporting bearing designs with advanced machining solutions

Israel - Bearings are necessary for almost any mechanical system and other items that require rotational motion. Iscar provides comprehensive solutions for bearings applications with efficient tools for parting, trepanning, grooving, profiling and turning operations, the company ...

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30.08.2016

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Smart locking for increased machining productivity

Israel – Iscar Germany is exhibiting new and existing tool ranges under the slogan of “Machining Intelligently”.

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10.06.2016

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Love what you do

Israel – ETMM's Editor-in-Chief, Barbara Schulz, visited Iscar’s headquarters in Tefen in the northern part of Israel in March this year and had the chance to talk to Jacob Harpaz, CEO of Iscar and president of the IMC Group.

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09.05.2016

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Tapping into the future - or is thread milling a versatile alternative?

Israel – Continuing technical progress in machine tool technology has resulted in thread milling becoming an increasingly popular process. Today’s CNC machine tools provide effective cutting by helical interpolation, which makes thread milling more attractive for manufacturers.

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17.03.2016

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Jacob Harpaz about the key to success and thinking outside the box

Israel - To ensure survival in today’s marketplace, it is important for companies to gain and maintain a competitive advantage in its target markets. Jacob Harpaz, president of the IMC Group and CEO of Iscar, Israel, explains how the company, which unites a range of renowned cutt...

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10.02.2016

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The future of manufacturing: A new era of opportunities and challenges

Israel - As manufacturing becomes more responsive to changing global markets and sustainability issues, successful firms will have to rapidly adapt their physical and intellectual infrastructures to exploit changes in technology. We asked Andrei Petrilin how Iscar prepares for fu...

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20.10.2015

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Keeping pace with advanced machining technologies

Israel – To satisfy the constant demands for ever greater metal removal rates and to enable the full productive potential of today’s advanced machine tools, Iscar continuously develops unique tools that are suitable for rough, medium and finishing applications.

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21.04.2015

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Optimal milling across a wide variety of materials, operations

Israel - Iscar has introduced the BLP family of 240° ball nose milling cutters that carry three indexable double-sided inserts.

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12.03.2015

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Slashing hole making times, manufacturing costs

Israel – With the launch of several products, Iscar has expanded its range of hole cutting tools. The Sumocham drilling heads, for instance, are said to slash machining cycle times, requiring only half the number of tools for a given drilling operation.

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12.10.2014

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Business as usual after buyout

We caught up with IMC President and CEO Jacob Harpaz at AMB in Stuttgart to chat about how the cutting tool supplier Iscar is performing after U.S. billionaire Warren Buffet bought the remaining 20% of the IMC International Metalworking Companies last year, seven years after snat...

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13.08.2014

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Traditional v modern thinking in the die & mould industry

Many shops still cling to technologies they know, especially when it comes to cutting inserts. Doron Cohen, die and mould industry manager at cutting tool manufacturer Iscar, writes that living in the past could affect a company’s future.

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03.06.2014

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Looking back at 15 years in the die and mould industry

The die and mould sector has progressed by leaps and bounds since the turn of the millennium. The factors behind the advances are diverse, but their effects have changed shops around the world, from the biggest OEMs to the smallest family companies.

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07.02.2014

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One for all: a single tap solution for multiple applications

An optimised cutting geometry for universal use in a wide range of materials allows customers the opportunity to significantly reduce their tap stock usage, according to supplier Iscar.

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24.09.2013

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Machine tool firms want to work with cutting tool, accessories suppliers

Israeli cutting tool and workholding solution supplier Iscar said it has noticed rising demand for close partnerships with machine tool suppliers.

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29.08.2013

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Intelligent cutting tools promise increased profitability

Iscar said it will showcase its range of cutting tools, including the High-Q-Line family of tools, which is said to increase profitability to help manufacturers improve efficiency.

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20.06.2013

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When it comes to chips and milling, size does matter

Adding a technique to split chips helps cutting inserts increase their productivity while improving the machining process, according to cutting tool supplier Iscar.

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26.04.2013

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Software matched to cutting tools slashes machining times

Mastercam supplier CNC Software has been working with cutting-tool maker Iscar for a number of years, and the company explains how their partnership has helped shops reduce cycle times and tool wear.

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28.02.2013

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Adding an edge to traditional inserts boosts productivity

Israeli cutting tool manufacturer Iscar has unveiled a line of inserts that advance its well-proven technology with the axiom “more is better”.

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18.01.2013

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'Porcupine' cutters for heavy-duty machining of rough edges, deep shoulders and cavities

An extended flute tool is said to work both with high depth of cut and considerable overhang.

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01.06.2012

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Economy, high efficiency distinguish family of face mills for roughing, semifinishing

The Helido S890 FSN family of right-hand indexable face mills feature an 88° cutting-edge angle (2° lead) with eight helical cutting edges on the square inserts. These cutters can achieve depths of cut up to 9 mm. Toolmaker Iscar has designed this family for high-efficiency rough...

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