Entries by Harvey Performance Company

Overview of Harvey Tool Coatings: Maximizing Tool Performance

Proper tool coating plays a large role during the selection of a CNC cutting tool. At Harvey Tool, coatings are optimized for specific materials and alloys to ensure the highest tooling performance, possible. Each coating offers a unique benefit for the cutting tool: increased strength, enhanced lubricity, heat resistance, and wear mitigation, just to name […]

Harvey Performance Company Acquires CoreHog

Investing for Growth Rowley, Massachusetts, and Valencia, California – Harvey Performance Company (“Harvey Performance” or the “company”), a leading provider of specialized cutting tools for precision machining applications through industry-leading brands Harvey Tool, Helical Solutions, Micro 100, and Titan USA, today announced the acquisition of CoreHog. Based in Valencia, California, CoreHog specializes in the design, […]

We Partnered with Makino & Mastercam to Set MRR Standards with Helical Solutions’ HEV-C-6

Material removal rates (MRR) is the term for the measurement regarding how much material is removed from a part during machining over a set period of time. Material Removal Rate is the key identifier in machine tooling efficiency, as well as the efficiency of both CNC machines and softwares. Radial depth of cut (RDOC) and […]

Harvey Performance Company’s Gorham Facility Featured in Gorham MADE Video

Gorham, ME – Harvey Performance Company’s newest facility in Gorham, ME was recently featured in Gorham Economic Development Corporation’s “Gorham Made” campaign. In association with Gorham Community Access Media (GoCAM), this business spotlight was created to showcase and bring visibility to the industries and businesses that call Gorham home. Helical Solutions, a Harvey Performance Company […]

Understanding Key Qualities in Micro 100’s Offering of Micro-Quik™ Quick Change Tool Holders

Did you know that, along with supplying the machining industry with premier turning tools, Micro 100 also fully stocks tool holders for its proprietary Micro-Quik™ Quick Change Tool Holder System? In fact, Micro 100’s Spring 2021 Product Catalog introduced new “headless” style tool holders, which are revolutionizing the machine setup process for turning operations. This […]

Harvey Performance Company Teams Up With Makino & Mastercam to Push the Limits of 4140 Steel Alloy Machining

Representatives from Harvey Performance Company, the parent company of the Harvey Tool, Helical Solutions, Micro 100, and Titan USA cutting tool brands, recently took part in a machining test with experts from Makino and Mastercam. During this test, an unprecedented material removal rate (MRR) of 40in³ was achieved in 4140 Steel Alloy, an example of […]

8 Unique Facts About Thread Forming Taps

Unlike most CNC cutting tools, Thread Forming Taps, otherwise known as Form Taps, Forming Taps, or Roll Taps, work by molding the workpiece rather than cutting it. Because of this, Form Taps do not contain any flutes, as there is no cutting action taking place, nor are there any chips to evacuate. Below are 8 […]

The 3 Critical Factors of Turning Speeds and Feeds

Many factors come into play when determining a proper turning speeds and feeds and depth of cut strategy for turning operations. While three of these factors – the ones we deemed to be among the most critical – are listed below, please note that there are many other considerations that are not listed, but that […]