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  • Tips for successful and safe bandsawing
    September 28, 2022

    Tips for successful and safe bandsawing

    Bandsaws are powerful machines used in various applications and industries, from aerospace and automobile manufacturing to medical device industries and much more. These machines are efficient at cutting metal and other industrial materials into whatever shape is needed. As with...

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  • The importance of accurate toolholding
    July 12, 2022

    The importance of accurate toolholding

    Toolholding, whose significance is often overlooked plays a very important, critical part in connecting the machine spindle and cutting tool. When the CNC set-up is not coupled with clean, accurate parts & accessories, it can have problematic if not disastrous...

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  • When should I sharpen my blades?
    April 20, 2022

    When should I sharpen my blades?

    If a saw blade runs 10 hours and has 10% wear, when it is has run twenty hours it will have 30% wear. This obviously depends on the materials, the machine and the saw blade, but it is always true...

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  • Ever wondered how Bi-metal holesaws are made?
    January 29, 2022

    Ever wondered how Bi-metal holesaws are made?

    With Bi-metal holesaws, mean that the teeth are made from a hardened metal that’s different from what the rest of the cup is made from. The bi-metal hole saw is “the workhorse of the industry,” and is used by many...

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  • New CNC machines delivered to Tungsten and Tool
    October 28, 2021

    New CNC machines delivered to Tungsten and Tool

    As part of our “Continuous Improvement“ programme, we have heavily invested in fast CNC machinery a few weeks ago. This will mean massively increased capacity for our sharpening and manufacturing division. Faster turnarounds, greater accuracy and more in-house ability mean...

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  • How do I know tell what collet type my CNC is using?
    September 29, 2021

    How do I know tell what collet type my CNC is using?

    One question commonly asked is "how do I know what collet series my CNC uses?" There are 2 very critical measurements you need to consider. Steve, our sales technician, in the following video clarifies everything you need to know.    Browse...

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  • How to tell when a blade is dull?
    September 15, 2021

    How to tell when a blade is dull?

    It’s very important to keep your blades sharp. The longer you continue to use a blunt blade the shorter its life becomes.Once the blade begins to dull, it is time to take it off! You’ll get much better blade life...

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