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Search for suitable indexable inserts

We have extended ToolScout by adding a search function for cutter inserts - the "InsertScout".

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Selection of imperial size tools

ToolScout now also allows selection of special tools with imperial sizes.

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GARANT stabilisation of boring bars

A tool selection option for boring bar stabilisers is now available in the Hoffmann ToolScout. You can choose between the technologies “Longitudinal turning”, “Longitudinal turning with a step”, “Thread turning with a step” and “Grooving”.

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Updated range for selecting the right tools and finding the right technology data

From 01.08.2020 the Hoffmann Group range of machining tools will be expanded with 2,500 new tools.

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Convenient selection of reaming tools for individual fits

The Hoffmann ToolScout has been extended in the “Reaming” technology area by adding search parameters for the proposed ISO fits (hole tolerance). Alternatively any tolerance values can be freely entered. The hit list shows all suitable reaming tools together with their price and delivery lead time.

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New features with immediate effect

We have something for you – new features! With immediate effect the News function is available in the Hoffmann ToolScout, accessible via the menu bar. This means you can keep up to date with the latest news on all topics in the world of tool selection and technology data determination.

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Direct download of CAD data

2D data and 3D data from the Hoffmann eTool service can now be downloaded directly to users logged in to ToolScout. This eliminates the previous requirement to switch to the eShop.

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Quicker access to the enquiry forms for special gauges

As well as the standard gauges in the Hoffmann range, that you can find by tool selection, you have the option of accessing a form to enquire on any special gauges you may require. In many cases it is sufficient simply to upload an explanatory drawing of the workpiece.

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