Greenleaf Corporation News and Events

Browse our current news and archives:

Upcoming Events

There are no upcoming events at this time

Don’t Let Interruptions Slow You Down

Published February 21, 2022

An action shot of XSYTIN-1
Interrupted cutting in turning is subjective. While some operators may look at a part with a keyway and a small depth of cut as a heavy interruption, another operator may classify heavy interruptions only as multiple interruptions with a larger depth of cut. The workpiece material, part configuration and features, and depth of cut will all come into play when determining how the interruption will affect the overall process.

Read More

Cutting Tools For All Occasions

Published February 14, 2022

Greenleaf C4 In Action
Whenever a discussion turns to standard tools (catalog) vs. specials (custom-designed tools), some interesting distinctions arise. For end users, the distinctions are straightforward. OEMs, job shops, and manufacturers up and down the supply chain—whether in automotive, aerospace or general engineering—want to know what, how soon and how much.

Read more on SME.org

Cutter Considerations for Turning Titanium

Published February 10, 2022

Greenleaf C4 In Action
Greenleaf’s G-9610 is a PVD-coated carbide grade designed for turning titanium-based alloys. The wear-resistant, chemically stable and lubricious coating is said to protect the heat-resistant, submicron substrate and enable higher speeds and extended tool life in continuous cuts.

Read more on ProductionMachining.com

Aerospace Forecast

Published February 4, 2022

Bernie McConnell
Maintaining a happy, healthy, and productive workforce is always top of mind for business leaders; but in today’s environment with more than 11 million job openings, and unemployment at record lows, this must be your primary focus.

Read More

Rake Angles Make or Break Facemilling

Published January 18, 2022

Greenleaf C4 In Action
There are two types of rake angles. The axial rake angle is the angle between the cutting edge and the axis of the cutter. This angle affects the facemilling process in several ways. It directs chip flow and impacts cutting-edge strength. In addition, toolmakers use the axial rake angle to control power consumption, said Nate Peters, senior tool design engineer at Greenleaf Corp. in Saegertown, Pennsylvania.

Read more on CTEmag.com

Greenleaf Around the World