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When Off-The-Shelf Turnkey Tools Just Won’t Cut It

The underlying assumption when a tool is provided for an operation is that it must be the best tool for the job. However, the reality is often that it is the best tool that the supplier can offer from their off-the-shelf standard tool offerings. This was the case for a large Tier-1 automotive components manufacturer […]

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Single Minded: The Benefits of Tools Made From Single Crystal Diamond

(As seen in Cutting Tool Engineering Magazine, by David Novak.) When it comes to the production machining of nonferrous materials such as high silicon aluminum, cutting tools made of single-crystal diamond (SCD) have traditionally taken a back seat to poly-crystalline diamond tools, which are known for their extreme durability. But in certain situations, like when […]

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GWS Tools Up for Aerospace with a Line of PCD Holemaking Products

As a major provider of ​highly engineered custom, standard, and modified standard cutting tools ​to the aerospace sector, we have expanded our capacity in this area with a special emphasis on brazed PCD drills, reamers and countersinks with or without brazed threaded shank adapters. PCD (polycrystalline diamond) is made by fusing diamond grit with metal […]

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Cut Cost, Not Quality, with Reconditioned Inserts from GWS

  If you’re a high-volume production type facility, getting as much value as possible out of your cutting tool inserts on long runs is essential.  So, what if you could find a source of high-quality cutting tool inserts at half the price?  That’s exactly what happens when you take advantage of our Tool Reconditioning services.  […]

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GWS Custom Inserts Last Longer by a Wide Margin

Continually changing worn out cutting tools can be a real profit breaker. If you’re machining automotive and aerospace components made out of hardened steel or nickel-based alloys, you really know what we mean. How do you avoid the costly downtime and excessive tooling costs typically associated with these super-hard materials? Find yourself a tougher tool. […]

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