Metalworking Resources


CustomPart.Net Quick Tools

CustomPart.Net is an online resource for manufacturing cost estimation. This site features easy-to-use estimation tools and in-depth manufacturing content.

Kennametal's Cost Justifier Tool

Kennametal provides solutions for customers across aerospace, earthworks, energy, general engineering and transportation. The company’s Cost Justifier Tool can help estimate productivity.

Technical Metalworking Charts

Get charts for press brake forming, metal shearing, hole punching, band saw cutting, metric conversion and decimal charts used in many metalworking shops across the world.



SawCalc from LENOX is a versatile cut calculation application that includes a calculator sheet, band saw guide, blade trial and more.

Metalworking Machining Calculator

On Better MRO, our Metalworking Machining Calculator provides quick, centralized access to the most commonly used machining calculators used in a wide range of applications.

Metalworking Productivity Calculator

Input current and potential parameters into our Metalworking Productivity Calculator on Better MRO to discover where you could achieve greater productivity or cost savings.


SECO Suggest

Get product and tool assembly recommendations from SECO, providers of comprehensive metal cutting solutions for milling, stationary tools, hole making and tooling systems.

LENOX Blade Selector

LENOX manufactures industrial saw blades, hand tools, power tool accessories, and other products. Search for your specific needs with this LENOX Blade Selector.


MachiningCloud is an independent provider of product data content, including direct access to tooling data and speed and feed recommendations that can be read directly into your CAM software.


MSC's Tooling Up Video Series

MSC's Tooling Up video series can help you improve your manufacturing efficiency and gain a competitive edge with inside access to services, solutions and innovative product offerings from leading industry experts, our trusted partners and knowledgeable in-house specialists.


This educational resource provides workforce development solutions through manufacturing training and development. Programs are flexible and customizable, and the Tooling U-SME site also includes a library of online resources.

Sandvik Coromant Video Resources

Part of global industrial engineering group Sandvik, Sandvik Coromant is at the forefront of manufacturing tools, machining solutions and knowledge. The company’s video resources page provides e-learning and tips on a wide range of metalworking topics.


IMTS - International Manufacturing Technology Show

The largest manufacturing and technology show in the world, IMTS is held every two years in Chicago and offers opportunities to learn, network and catch the latest in manufacturing technology. The next event will be held September 2020.


SDS - Safety Data Sheets

MSC’s Safety Data Sheets (SDS) are designed to provide detailed information on the properties of a particular substance to ensure safe handling.

The Latest in Metalworking Resources

Supply chain disruptions like the bridge collapse that blocked the Port of Baltimore in early 2024 are heightening interest in reshoring American manufacturing.  

Supplier Content

Coromant Capto® DTH Plus driven tool holders have sensors that allow data to be transmitted through software and help the operator predict its maintenance needs.

Supplier Content

In this video, Mitutoyo shows you how to measure an engine cylinder with their bore gage and indicator.


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