Several customers approached Tom and asked that we get back to basics and focus on the core principles of basic machining concepts.  Over the next couple of weeks we are going to explore some basic cutting tool fundamentals that will help you execute on any machining application. This week we […]

The Importance of Back Taper on Remanufactured Cutting Tools If you’re drills are underperforming after they have been remanufactured you need to watch this quick video. Making sure you have proper back taper on your cutting tools after they have been remanufactured is critical to long tool life and strong […]

Joke of the Week 12-22-17

Why is Christmas just like your job? You do all the work and the fat guy with the suit gets all the credit.

Merry Christmas from Greene Tool Systems!  We hope you enjoy this short video when Tom Greene gave special jewelry to Miss Ohio.  Not sure if Miss Ohio wore the special jewelry, but i’m sure it was one of her more expensive pieces.  Thanks for being great customers, partners, and friends.  […]

New Innovations in Thread Milling At Greene Tool, we love highlighting new technology and how it is changing the game for manufacturers.  Today, we focus on some new innovations from Tornos that is revolutionizing some aspects of Thread Milling.  More importantly, we focus on how simple tool designs coupled with […]

Four ways to reduce the load on your drills Reducing the load on your drills increases tool life and the amount of parts that you can produce.  Cutting Tool Manufacturers each have their own specific designs and margins that affect the load on specific cutting tool.  However, simple design and […]

Quick Tips for Successful Burr-Free Drilling Outside of excellent cutting tool design, there are simple adjustments you can make that can result in burr-free drilling and potentially save you from purchasing new tools or ruining parts. We put together this simple video to give a couple of quick tips to ensure […]

Just like the Charlie Brown Thanksgiving specials or the Grinch Christmas Specials, machining with your bird is a time tested, Thanksgiving Classic.  It is that time of year again, where we all give thanks to how fortunate we all are.  We want to say thanks for being our customer and […]

Tom Greene recently developed new “blue tooth” technology to test the wear and tear on spindles and toolholders. This isn’t technology that you have to purchase, but one that can be employed using existing materials in your shop. It is a new methodology to make sure your toolholder integrity is […]

Three Tips for Drilling Aluminum and Soft Materials Drilling soft materials such as aluminum and copper, can cause a whole range of challenges that can limit tool life, minimize production, and cost you money. This week, Tom gives you three simple tips to help avoid common issues related to drilling […]

  How to Design a Better Custom Cutting Tool Tom Greene walks you through what it takes to design a better custom cutting tool for some of your unique machining applications. While it can seem tedious to document and communicate information about the application and the performance of the tools, […]

Join our Advanced Manufacturing Youth Movement It seems all of our local communities are falling all over each other to provide huge tax incentives to lure companies such as Amazon, DHL, and other great companies to establish operations.  While this seems like a big win for a lot of communities, […]

A Simple Way to Cut Recess Tooling Costs in Half One of our major themes that we continue to drive home to our clients is how a simple tool design change can have a dramatic impact on your ability to save money and speed up your production. This week’s video […]

How $150 Form Tools can prevent the purchase of a $2,500 Head Production planning is an art and a science.  Mastering the technical aspects of machining and tool design allows us to be very creative in our production planning with our clients.  Today’s blog explores a case study with one […]