Founded in 1958, Craig Tools International has become a significant supplier of rotary cutting tools to the airframe industry as well as automotive, machine tool and job shop environments.
We have maintained our special cutting tool roots while becoming a volume producer with our own standard catalog line focused around the needs of the airframe world. At any given time the bulk of our production is tooling made to customer print specifications.
We are a prime source of “micro stop” tooling for the major airframe builders and repair and maintenance facilities around the world. Our product line includes high speed steel, cobalt steel, carbide and polycrystalline diamond cutting tools as well as a variety of hole preparation and fastener installation tools and equipment.
Below is a small sample of the tools we offer, for further details and to see the rest of our range please download our catalogue.
High Speed Integral Pilot
150 SERIES countersink cutters may be used in all popular adjustable-stop or micro-stop type countersinking units utilizing a threaded shank drive. Made from the finest high speed steel and available in cobalt steel. Form relieved to insure concentricity of countersink angle, pilot and seat angle. Standard in three and two flutes. List prices for 100 degree angle only, other angles and sizes are available subject to quotation.
Carbide Tipped Stop Counterbores
730 Series carbide stop counterbore cutters may be used in all popular adjustable-stop or micro-stop type countersinking units utilizing a threaded shank drive.
They combine the advantages of Craig's 850 Series carbide aircraft counterbores with the positive stop feature of the adjustable-stop countersinking units.
730 Series cutters excel in cutting highly abrasive materials, and are recommended for spotfacing the "difficult to machine" and "exotic" materials in which high speed steel will not perform satisfactorily. Also recommended for any application where longer tool life is desired.
Special "D" cutter diameter may be readily grounded from standard size listed. Special cutters given prompt attention. All cutters supplied with 1/64 corner radius. Maximum noncutting diameter is 1/32 larger than pilot hole, see sketch. Use pilots with "H" head diameter 1/32 minimum larger than "S" shank diameter. For pilot information see 755 Series.
Microstop Countersink Units High Speed Heavy Duty
Craig Tools new CR596 Microstop Cages are designed for your most demanding applications with continuous speeds up to 10,000 RPM and .0005 incremental depth adjustments. They are well suited for Graphite, metallic and composite materials now common in the airframe industry as well as automotive, machine tool, and job shop requirements. And, with stringent quality standards, you can be assured the highest levels of accuracy and performance.
High Speed Steel Reverse Countersinks
180 SERIES reverse countersinks are designed for use in restricted areas where conventional countersink cutters cannot be utilized. Made from the finest high speed tool steel, precision ground and form relieved
Standard with 100° countersink angle. Special "D" cutter diameters readily ground from standard. Special sizes given prompt attention.
Contacting Craig Tools International Ltd
Craig Tools International Ltd
Unit B, ATA House, Boundary Way,
Hemel Hempstead, Herts, HP2 7SS