FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Q: HOW DO WE GET TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE FROM CONICAL TOOL COMPANY?
A: You can get technical assistance and help with:
- Selecting the right application specific end mill (tapered, standard, micro, chamfer, clearance cutter, runner cutter, profile cutter, etc);
- Selecting the right end mill material (carbide, cobalt, high speed steel, cbn, exotics, etc.);
- Selecting the right feeds and speeds;
- Selecting the right coating for your workpiece material and application (TiN, TiCN, TiAlN, AlTiN, AlTiN Nano, ZrN, TiB2, Amorphous Diamond, CVD Diamond, PVD Diamond, or custom coating); or any other needs,by calling us at 616.531.8500 or Toll Free at 888.531.8500. Alternatively, visit our research, downloads, or our contact page through the menu navigation above if your question arises after-hours or you prefer email.
Q: DOES CONICAL HAVE AN E-BAY, AMAZON, OR ONLINE STOREFRONT?
A: We are currently developing a multi-channel ecommerce site so you may purchase our product through any number of convenient, online methods. Special overrun and discontinued items will be offered at extreme discounts.
Q: I NEED INFORMATION ON SPEED AND FEED RATES, HOW CAN I GET IT?
A: All speed and feed rates for our high performance end mills, tapered end mills and specialty end mills have been available on our website since 2006. RPM Tables are also available to make programming and process engineering a little easier. You can find all our Speeds and Feeds information right here.
Q: ARE CONICAL’S END MILLS MANUFACTURED HERE IN THE U.S.A.?
A: Yes. All of our end mills are manufactured in the United States of America, we purchase all of our materials from U.S. companies, we support local businesses, subcontractors, and vendors. While it’s not always the most profitable way of running a business, we believe it’s the right way. Our primary facilities are located in Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA though we supply end mills to 60 countries world wide and every state in the union.
Q: DOES CONICAL OFFER RESHARPENING, REGRINDING, RECONDITIONING, OR RECOATING OF ITS ENDMILLS?
A: Yes. Not only does Conical Tool Company offer resharpening, regrinding, reconditioning and recoating of our own end mills, we offer the same services for nearly all other manufacturers and cutting tools in the metalworking industry.
Q: ARE CONICAL END MILLS CNC MANUFACTURED?
A: Every carbide and high speed steel end mill or cutting tool is precision made on one of our state of the art CNC machine or our custom built CNC mills. No one holds the tolerances we do for any specialty tooling. That’s why we are an approved supplier for the Department of Defense and many Aerospace machining and Medical manufacturing companies
Q: DOES CONICAL TOOL SHIP INTERNATIONALLY?
A: Of course. We have been helping leading companies across the world increase quality and reduce cycle-time for decades.