cutting-tools

Picking the Correct Countersink for Your Next Job

What are Countersinks Used for?

A countersink is a cutting tool that cuts a conical hole into a base material and can be used for a number of different applications. The main use of countersinks is to cut a hole to allow the head of a countersunk screw or bolt, when fastened into the hole, to sit below or flush with the surface of the base material. They are also used after drilling and tapping applications to remove any burrs that are left behind.

Find the Correct Cutting Wheel for Your Next Job

United Abrasives Cutting Wheels Make Tough Jobs Easy

The versatility of United Abrasives cutting wheels has made the jobs of welders, fabricators and maintenance technicians easier. Cutting wheels provide them with a quick and simple way to cut pieces of metal without the need for dragging around bulky equipment. But to truly get the most out of your cutting wheels, without sacrificing time or efficiency, users need to know how to choose the correct cutting wheel for the job they are performing.

Champion Impact Ready Industrial Cutting Tools

Are You Ready for Impact

With power tools changing, your cutting tools need to change with them. Luckily Champion Cutting Tools hex shank tools are ready for impact. Innovation doesn’t have to be ground breaking, it just has to be problem solving.

Learn What Makes Wood’s Powr-Grip Vacuum Cups the Go-To Tool

A Staple in the Glass Industry for Over 50 Years

Wood’s Powr-Grip Vacuum Cups were designed specifically for glass handling and have been the go-to tool of the glass industry and glaziers around the world. These pump style vacuum cups, allow the user to “put a handle” where they need it, when they need it on: flat glass, curved/bent glass, auto glass, pattern glass, stone or any nonporous material. Unlike regular suction cups, Wood’s Powr-Grip Vacuum Cups have the ability to create a more

What is a Jobber Drill?

What Does the Term “Jobber” Mean?

The general definition of the term “jobber” is “a person or company that buys from manufacturers and sells to retailers”, most commonly used in the 1850-1950 period. At that time, manufacturers were mostly producing general purpose “for the trade” drill bits, not using specialized machining applications to make specific lengths or designs like today. These drills, were of medium length and suitable for a wide variety of jobs, coining the term “jobber-length”,

NEW Champion Hex Shank Drills are Ready to Make an Impact

Tanner is happy to announce Champion’s latest addition to their hex shank tool lineup – HEX28 Hex Shank Twist Drills. Engineered with the professional in mind for use in impact drivers & cordless drills. In addition to the launch of the HEX28 Hex Shank Twist Drills, Champion has also released a new Hex Shank Step Drill Set – MSD-HEX-SET3.

Don’t Call Me a Drill Bit – I am the Brute Drill.

Brute Platinum Drills – Heavy Duty Cutting Tools

Champion Cutting Tool Corp. developed the Brute Platinum product line to outperform costly cobalt drill bits. Brute Platinum drills are designed to penetrate faster and have more flexibility, leading to less breakage and a longer tool life. The Brute Platinum product line is the leader in heavy duty metal cutting.

United Abrasives Flap Discs, the Professional’s Choice

Selecting the Correct Flap Disc Makes All the Difference

Flap Discs are one of the most versatile abrasives on the market today. With the ability to grind, blend and finish all in 1 step, flap discs can greatly increase work productivity and reduce overall cost. To get the most out of your money and the best end product available, selecting the correct high quality flap disc makes all the difference.

Understanding & Choosing the Right Flap Disc

What is a Flap Disc?

Flap Discs are designed to increase work productivity and reduce overall cost by grinding, blending and finishing in 1 step. Flap Discs are constructed by layering coated abrasive flaps so when a flap wears away, a new flap will be expose with fresh, sharp abrasive grains.

Thick Metal Cutting Applications Made Easier with M.K. Morse

Cut Metal Quicker & Cleaner Than Ever Before

Technology Meets Toughness

M.K. Morse rolls out its latest metal cutting innovation, the CTR Carbide Tipped Metal Cutting Reciprocating Saw Blade – designed with the professional in mind. The CTR Reciprocating Saw Blades cut the most difficult materials quicker and cleaner, far out performing the competition. For thick metal cutting applications between 3/16″ and 1/2″, there is no better choice than the CTR Carbide Tipped Reciprocating Saw Blades