A supplement to Sandvik Coromant's turning and rotating-tool catalog contains the latest product data, charts, specifications, and illustrations to aid in choosing an appropriate solution for a variety of applications.
Sandvik Coromant Co.
Fair Lawn, N.J.
New president at toolholder company
Command Tooling Systems has appointed David Koentopf president and CEO, replacing Joseph Norwood. Koentopf's duties in this new position are in addition to his present responsibilities as chairman of the board of governors of the company.
Command Tooling Systems LLC
Cutting tool literature
A 40-page catalog is available from BIG Kaiser Precision Tooling Inc. covering its expanded line of Sphinx cutting tools. The illustrated catalog contains technical information and operating parameters for a new line of microdrills, center drills, Quadro drills, and end mills. Tools are identified by geometry, helix angle, and material to drill or mill. Cutting-data tables contain speed and feed specifications for all products.
BIG Kaiser Precision Tooling Inc.
Elk Groove, Ill.
Companies form aerospace partnership
Kennametal and Vykor have joined forces to provide manufacturing technology for complex, engineered aerospace parts. Through this alliance, manufacturers benefit from Kennametal Advanced Productivity Services leveraging Vykor's Global Production Format to optimize fabrication processes.
Machining-efficiency gains of more than 50% and improved manufacturing performance are claimed as a result of the partnership.