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 […]

More and more, manufacturing companies continue to struggle to find qualified workers let alone people that are comfortable with the latest manufacturing technology. At Greene Tool Systems, we started a program with Newport Central Catholic to deliver 3D technology to the classrooms.  For a simple investment as low as $200, you can […]

How rotating or tilting your parts can improve form milling results With all the capabilities of today’s machines, it is important to think a little differently when planning your application. Generally, raw material blocks that are to be formed are set conventionally within milling machines.  Depending on the center and outside lines of the […]

Your boss comes on to the floor or into your office and demands that you speed up your rate of production.  This is a pretty common occurrence in most machine shops. If you just crank up RPMs and start rushing your work you can cost your organization a lot of […]

The Advantages of 3D Printing Cutting Tools I’m sure you have heard all the rage about 3D Printing and how it is going to change the world of manufacturing. While that most likely be the case as 3D printing technology continues to develop, you can use it right now to help […]

After a brief stop in Montana for a much needed Whiskey and Fish adventure, we travel across the pond to Hanover, Germany to visit the European Machine Tool Show to see the latest and greatest in technology in the industry.  We may or may not have already installed some new […]