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GWS Silences the Competition

As we know, every metalworking application presents its own set of variables that can create big challenges and potentially even bigger headaches. All too often, the true solutions are just beyond the reach of today’s stocked tooling. Insert GWS to the equation! The Headache A tier-2 supplier for the “Big Three” had a rather chattering […]

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Tapping Tip- How H-Limits Relate to Class of Fit (Part 1)

Welcome to another post on our Tapping Tips! This is the first part of a two-part series on the relationship of inch tap size and class of thread. Before we explain the relationship of tap sizes and class of threads, we should start the discussion on class of threads first. Not in all instances, but […]

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GWS Makes the Dream Work

Every metalworking application presents its own set of variables that can create big challenges and potentially even bigger headaches. All too often, the true solutions lay just beyond the reach of today’s stocked tooling. Insert GWS! The Challenge A manufacturer of small commercial private aircraft had been having extreme concentricity issues when drilling and reaming […]

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Tapping Tip – Finding the Perfect Tap

Warning, the blog your about to read has more information than many of you may want and can be confusing, but it’s what we do in designing a tap. The actual pitch diameter of a ground thread tap is designated in many ways. It’s dependent on, if it is inch or metric, the amount that […]

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Are You Using the Right Thread Mill Design for Exotic Materials?

If you deal with exotic alloys like Inconel, titanium, Hastelloy, etc., this blog post is written especially for you. Wise operators always select the correct tool for the job, avoiding the problems others face when they try to apply a general-purpose tool to a unique situation. In this article, we give you the information you […]

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GWS Value – A Review of Our Latest Capability & Upgrades

  GWS Tool Group is constantly in motion. In fact, we are such a dynamic company that you might not be aware of all the products and services we offer. This article is designed to provide a complete and updated overview of our capabilities. We think you will come away with a better understanding of […]

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