AMAMCO Tool

AMAMCO Tool

AMAMCO Tool has built a legacy as a custom solutions provider for more than four decades. A privately held manufacturer of machining tools, AMAMCO has expertise in cutting tools for composite materials that are uniquely specified by aerospace, automotive, marine and other industries. It serves both private and public customers, as well as Department of […]

Process Solutions

Custom Tool Solution Helps Launch Satellite Program

Faced with aggressive deadlines to deliver specialized satellite parts, San Diego’s Vanguard Composites Group started a search. They needed to reduce the time required to machine thick composite sandwich panels before assembly. The large flat panels, made in a variety of measured thicknesses, serve as support structures for satellite antenna reflectors. Vanguard is one of […]

Latest Posts

Custom Cutting Tools Used to Machine CFRP

Surface image of Diamond Coating at  x5000 magnification. As an exhibitor at WESTEC this year, I was amazed by the number of times I was asked the same question: “How do I machine CFRP?” It’s a question I often field as the sales director of Diamond Tool Coating.  But the frequency with which it was […]

Armor for Cutting Tools

Selecting the right coating for tooling —based on the application— is one of the most important factors to ensure effective machining. The right choice of coating can cut tooling costs per job or per piece because it can lead to reduced friction; less heat development, less cold welding, reduced cutting forces; increased feed and speed […]

Tool Type and Geometries

Hole ambitions? Optimize! Customize!

Matching the drill tool to the job can save thousands of man-hours and millions of dollars. For six decades, “you get what you pay for” has been the marketing mantra for manufacturers and suppliers of composite products who argue that, despite their historically high initial cost, composites are the superior product in terms of overall […]