Topic Track: Process Innovations
Session Topic: Ongoing Improvement with Indexable Drill Head Technology & Productivity Impact

Hole machining productivity can be significantly improved by adopting recent indexable drill head technology. The use of indexable head drills creates many benefits. In addition to increased productivity, fast indexing with high repeatability reduces operator variables which can result in more machine uptime and increased part throughput. Pat Cline, product manager for Iscar, a world leader in cutting tool innovation, shares the evolution of self-clamped indexable head drilling and the benefits of applying the most recent technology.


Iscar is about world-class manufacturing and application of cutting tools.

Iscar is about innovation and machining intelligently.

Iscar is about productivity.

Iscar helps you reduce the cycle time to produce your part, while increasing your current machine tool capacity and improving your profitability. Upon close working collaboration with industry, the people at Iscar have developed industry specific solutions to optimize productivity.

They understand the unique requirements of many industries and continually improve and introduce new ideas. Whether you are an automotive, aerospace, medical, die and mold, oil and gas equipment manufacturer, or a general machining subcontractor, Iscar has a solution to help you increase your throughput and resolve your machining challenges.

Iscar’s USA headquarters, located in the Dallas-Fort Worth area of Texas, houses its national distribution, customer service, and special tooling manufacturing centers. The technical center for seminars and demonstrations is also located on this campus where new product and specialty seminars are conducted.

Approximately 300 field-based application engineers and specialists are employed to assist in selecting and applying Iscar products. Many variables come into play when applying tooling, and officials at Iscar ensure that a high level of support is present to guarantee the best possible results.

IMTS 2018 Booth #431800
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