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Sales Call: The Right End Mill Cuts Cycle Time for Aerospace OEM

The Opportunity  A contract aerospace manufacturer was supplying attachment brackets made from 17-4 stainless steel to a major aerospace company. They were being machined on a 40 taper horizontal machining center with 2 parts mounted to each tombstone. They were using a competitor’s end mill and the quality was okay, but tool life was short […]

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Gina Hong Learns Something About Custom Cutting Tools Every Day

Gina Hong has been a GWS Tool Group Machine Operator in our Springfield, Massachusetts plant for three and a half years. She’s a skilled maker of our custom cutting tools, and if you told her four years ago it’s where she would be, she probably would not have believed you. Since she was undecided about […]

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GWS Takes Aim at Gummy Materials with PYSTL Series End Mills

Some materials just like to gum up the works. You know the ones we’re talking about–stuff like 303, 304 and 316L stainless steel, or Ti-6Al4V and other titanium alloys. These bad boys have a tendency to generate excessive heat at the contact area. This results in those long continuous chips that can weld on to […]

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Medtronic Turns Out Medical Parts Fast with GWS Innovations

Medtronic is among the world’s largest medical technology, service and solutions companies – serving physicians, hospitals and patients in more than 150 countries. As an industry leader in the area of biomedical engineering, the company was seeking a way to improve the process used to make their spinal implants. Armando Ocasio, senior program project analyst […]

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GWS Delivers Threading Tool Others Said Couldn’t Be Made

Each job in a CNC Swiss screw machine shop creates its own unique challenges and unforeseen issues. What Swiss Technologies of New England does is relentlessly seek new, innovative solutions to ensure that their customers receive the product they want. A perfect example is when a project for a high-end medical component came in house. […]

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South-Tec 2017

It’s almost here! Join us tomorrow at South-Tec 2017 We’ll be at booth 2837. We’re ready to give you an inside look on our high-performance cutting tools. This year we’re also partnering up with Carbide Grinding. Check them out here! GW Schultz and Carbide Grinding will be showcasing tools and inserts and engineers will be standing by […]

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