Horn Cutting Tools

Super-fast circular groove milling

Carbide insert and cutting tool manufacturer Horn reports that an application at Jörg Bamann Mechanische Werkstatt – a job shop in Geretsried, Germany – is demonstrating that a Horn DAH high-feed, indexable-insert milling cutter in a B-axis lathe is able to helically interpolate a circular groove into a round steel workpiece 14 times faster than a toroidal mill.
1 week ago

Money saving in cycle milling

Tooling manufacturer Horn highlights one of its customers that is saving costs by not only turning a drive shaft on a multi-tasking CNC lathe but also milling a spline in the same set-up, an operation that was previously subcontracted out.
1 month ago

Shining a light on freeform machining

To highlight the numerous solutions it offers for milling freeform surfaces, German tooling manufacturer Horn, whose UK subsidiary is in Ringwood, Hampshire, points to a recent application involving the machining of a plastic injection mould for mass producing the lens of a headlamp.
3 months ago

New CBN and PCD tools from Horn

Tooling specialist Horn has announced an expansion of its product portfolio to include tools tipped with cubic boron nitride (CBN) for machining difficult materials such as superalloys and hardened steels.
6 months ago

New milling tools for small holes

Tool manufacturer Horn has extended its range of products to enable the circular interpolation milling of holes down to 8mm in diameter.
11 months ago

Expert performance coatings for carbide inserts

Horn has introduced two new, high-performance coatings, IG6 and SG3, for the carbide inserts it manufactures for turning applications. Despite being less than 0.005mm thick, such coatings can extend service life by a factor of 10 or more compared to uncoated inserts.
1 year ago

Tooling for machining oil country tubular goods

Tooling manufacturer Paul Horn is expanding the range of products it supplies to the world's leading manufacturers of equipment for machining pipes and sleeves used in oil and gas production, as well as to end users.
1 year ago

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