FAQ / Product Info

Twist Drill Bit Information

Sep 28th 2021

Twist Drill Bit Information

Drill BitsLabeling / Part #There will often be labeling on the shank of a drill bit, and nearly always on the case when there is one. This labeling may provide many of the specifications if researched …

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Drill Chuck Information

Sep 24th 2021

Drill Chuck Information

Drill ChucksDrill Chucks are used to hold drills & cutting tools to a spindle for high speed turning. They may be referred to as Jacobs Chucks, but Jacobs is just a popular brand that manufactures …

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Morse Taper Adapter Information

Sep 23rd 2021

Morse Taper Adapter Information

Morse Taper Adapter / Reducing SleevesLabelingMorse taper adapters will often have a brief labeling explaining the Morse Taper adaption or extension. An example labeling "24106 2-5-H" describes that t …

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Adjustable Boring Bar Information

Sep 22nd 2021

Adjustable Boring Bar Information

Adjustable Boring BarsBrandIf there is no brand listed and the cartridge looks similar to the photo below, the brand should be assume Devlieg Microbore...Labeling:Adjustable boring bars will often hav …

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Inserts Information

Sep 20th 2021

Inserts Information

InsertsInserts are popular within the machining world for their ability to be replaced while using the same tooling, making them indexable.Material:Carbide:Carbide Inserts make up over 90% of all inse …

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Face Mill Information

Jul 5th 2021

Face Mill Information

Understanding Face Mill Basics:Coolant ThroughFace mills may be designed to be coolant thru / fed in order to protect the tool & workpiece from overheating. This can be identified by unthreaded ho …

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