Aluminum in Automotive

At RobbJack, ingenuity is built into every tool, delivering performance the competition just can’t touch. Consider this recent automotive example.

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Carbon Fiber in Aircraft

When drilling carbon fiber–reinforced polymer (CFRP) wing spars, an aircraft manufacturer struggled with poor quality cuts and expensive scrap until switching to RobbJack’s new Solid PCD W-Point drill.

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Increased Die/Mold Tool Life

The new carbide material and new coating combination in RobbJack’s DM/MDM Die/Mold Carbide End Mill lasts 450% longer than comparable carbides and coatings designed for hard metal applications—and reduces wear by 909%.

Case Studies

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Micromachining

RobbJack SS and SR-Series micro end mills—when nothing less will cut it.

Tips and Tricks

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Titanium Tool Selection

The proper way to choose a titanium tool. Also programming techniques and more. Click here.

Materials

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Solid Carbide Saws

Binding, slippage and high-torque cuts. What you need to know. Click here.

Tips and Tricks

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Die Mold Tool Selection

Carbide or steel shank? What’s the right order? How do I control heat? What’s the proper programming technique? All this and more here.

Materials

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Thin Wall Techniques in Aluminum

Machining aluminum? Here’s what you need to know to do the job right… the tools, the technique, the process

Materials

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A Practical Approach to Milling Titanium

When the right cutting tool, toolholder, cutter paths and machining parameters are applied intelligently, a shop may have more capability to mill titanium effectively than it recognizes.

Articles

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High-Performance Machining of Composite Materials

Composite tools present their own special challenges, such as proper fixturing and vibration. And of course, it always helps to get the best tool for maximum life

Materials

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Drilling and Trimming of Carbon Fiber Composites Webinar

Carbon Fiber and other composite materials are very difficult to cut with out delamination, uncut fibers, or poor tool life. This webinar teaches techniques to solve those problems. This webinar covers diamond coated carbide, PCD, and carbide routers and drills.

Materials

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RobbJack Speeds and Feeds

Quick, easy speed and feed calculations for any material, grade or machining application in both metric and standard.

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Choosing the Right Cutting Tool for the Mold Making Industry

Choosing the right tool will pay huge dividends in the quality, repeatability and the overall success of a job. This article discusses the different types of materials, which tools to choose, and how to use them.

Articles

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Don't Fear High Speed Hard Metal

Many people feel that hard metal machining is a black art, but with a few basic principles it is not only profitable but also a straightforward machining process.

Materials

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Rapid Material Removal

With the right tools and a little know-how, you can remove a lot of metal in a shorter time than you thought possible.

Articles

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Advanced Tool Paths Improve Cutter Performance in Difficult Materials

Trochoidal toolpaths are available on most CAD/CAM systems, yet are rarely used or even known. By using trochoidal toolpaths and hybrid trochoidal toolpaths you can successfully machine exotic materials.

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The Common Ground Between Moldmaking and Aerospace

Many of the proven technologies used for mold and die machining can also be used in difficult to machine aerospace materials.

Articles

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Poor Surface Finish?

Tips and Tricks

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Part Dimensional Inaccuracy?

Tips and Tricks

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Burrs On Your Parts?

Tips and Tricks

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