MSC Industrial Supply Co. recently added 1,350 new products to its already extensive line of Hertel cutting tools to meet the growing demand for high-quality manufactuing solutions. With more than 11,000 products from which to choose, Hertel represents one of the metalcutting industry’s largest selections of solid holemaking, threading and milling tools, as well as indexable carbide products, including turning and milling inserts and tool holders. By increasing cutting speeds, extending tool life and reducing total costs, Hertel tools increase productivity and profitability to a wide range of general machining applications. Hertel cutting tools are designed to deliver quality, durability and reliability for tackling today’s demanding metal cutting applications. With Hertel tools, shops can increase cutting speeds and feeds to cost-effectively boost metal removal rates and significantly shorten cycle times.

The latest additions to the Hertel line include turning inserts (carbide, PCD, CBN), a new indexable cut-off platform, an indexable milling cutter and new coarse tooth roughing end mills. These additions give job shop owners, shop foremen and plant managers even more products from which to choose. These new tools join Hertel’s full line of general turning inserts which are available in common geometries, including four new grades and chipbreakers. The Hertel line also includes an extensive offering of general-purpose end mills in HSS and carbide, as well as an extensive line of holemaking and threading products.