Things to look for if you’re deep hole drills are chipping Over the years, GTS has produced several instructional video blogs on deep hole drilling techniques and drills.  Deep hold drilling accurately and consistently with no issues continues to be one of the biggest challenges faced by part manufacturers.  A […]

Machining AR-15 Bolts and Carriers The gun industry continues to experience unprecedented demand. Many manufacturers are purchasing new machine tools and ramping up production. Tooling to produce AR-15 Bolts and Carriers and other similar parts have come a long way. Don’t miss out on your opportunity to take advantage of […]

Converting from High-Speed Steel to Carbide Drills Converting from High-Speed Steel Drills to Carbide Drills might not be as difficult as you think. While Carbide Drills can be 2-5x more expensive, if you do it right you can remanufacture your carbide drills several times to original specifications – in some […]

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Deep Hole Drilling Issues? It Could Be Your Holder?  One of the more popular subjects that our customers are asking to address is issues related to deep hole drilling.  A client of ours were having difficult trouble with drilling deep straight holes and despite all of their troubleshooting had a […]

Five Ways to Improve Your End Mill Performance Many of our blog posts cover inexpensive tactics you can employ in your shop to improve your tooling performance. This week we tackle five simple ways that you can improve your End Mill performance during production. While these might seem like simple […]

Four Things to Check Before Starting a New Machining Application There are simple things you can check for prior to starting a new machining application or new machine job that can ensure a great result. If you’re disciplined in your routine maintenance in between machining applications you can save tooling […]

Six Common and Costly Mistakes in Machine Shops Tom Greene has more than 45 years of experience in Machine Shops across the United States and around the World. Starting his career as a journeyman machinist in the early 1970s and advancing to supplying and designing some of the most advanced […]

Five Ways to Prevent Cutting Tool Edge Build-Up Typically when you’re machining softer materials such as aluminum, cutting tool edge build-up can become quite a problem – shortening your tool life and damaging your part.  Careful planning, coatings, geometry, and other factors can help you avoid this costly issue and […]

How will we find our workers in the future? We have seen a renewed push for advanced manufacturing training from our local community colleges. Yet, it is still extremely difficult to find the right type of skilled workers to fill our manufacturing facilities. However, as manufacturing technology continues to advance, […]

How Artificial Intelligence is Changing Machine Controls For years we have been hearing about such industry trends as additive manufacturing and artificial intelligence, but have yet to really see how they will impact our industry – until now.  This week we take a look at how Artificial Intelligence is changing […]

Selecting the proper cutting tool holder Many questions we encounter while visiting and consulting with our clients is on the subject of cutting tool holders.  There are many different brands and types of tool holders available for the simplest to the most advanced machining applications.  In today’s short video, we […]

Happy Thanksgiving from Greene Tool Systems, Inc. Tom spent a little time this week with our good friend, Stan Landes of Bowman Landes Turkeys, Inc., of New Carlisle, Ohio, and his birds. As you’ll soon see in this video, Tom Greene is a unanimous choice for best cutting tool manufacturer […]

Drilling Crossholes:  Should you drill from the top or bottom of a shaft? We recently came across a customer that was drilling cross holes in a shaft on its CNC Lathe. In an attempt to “think outside of the box” we examine very briefly the pros and cons of choosing […]