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About Us

A brief overview of Greenfield Industries, Inc. including facts about our people, process, and products.



About TDC

A brief overview of our parent company TDC Cutting Tools, Inc. including facts about each global subsidiary.



How To

Traditional vs Split Point Drill Bits



Tap Styles



Fluted End Mills



Cutting Tool Materials



Climb Milling vs Conventional Milling



Tap Chamfers



Products

Cleveland Spiral Point Tap

47 SFM @ 30.079 IPM in 4340 @ 30 HRC



Cleveland Spiral Flute Tap

47 SFM @ 30.079 IPM in 4340 @ 30 HRC



Bassett Solid Carbide Thread Mills

250 SFM @ 6.31 IPM.



Bassett MSE-4 Solid Carbide End Mills

200 SFM @ 12.2 IPM in 4140 @ 35 HRC.



Cleveland PM-538 Roughing End Mills

981 SFM @ 500 IPM in 6061 Aluminum.



Cleveland CEM-V2-4R

300 SFM @ 21.4 IPM in 4140 Steel @ 35 HRC.



Demonstrations

6061-T6 AL Test Lab Video

This is a demonstration of the Cleveland® PM-538R 3-Flute PM TiCN Rougher cutting at carbide feeds and speeds in 6061-T6 AL. The video was filmed in our test lab on a Makino PS65 Vertical Machining Center.



316L SS Test Lab Video

This is a demonstration of various BassettŪ tools cutting 316L stainless steel. The video was filmed in our test lab on a Makino PS65 Vertical Machining Center.

Machining Operations:

  1. Bassett® DHPCF-5 8mm Coolant Feed HP TiALN Jobber Drill shown drilling holes at 200 SFM / 12.2 IPM
  2. Cleveland® B505 3/8-16 Bright Spiral Flute Tap shown tapping holes at 20 SFM / 12.7 IPM
  3. Bassett® MSE-V-4R 1/2" 4-Flute Corner Radius TiAIN End Mill shown profile cutting at 289 SFM / 12.4 IPM
  4. Bassett® MSE-V-4R 1/2" 4-Flute Corner Radius TiAIN End Mill shown pocket cutting at 200 SFM / 8.5 IPM
  5. Bassett® TM 3/4" 5-Flute TiALN Thread Mill shown pocket threading at 420 SFM / 7.6 IPM