Scientific Cutting Tools Blog

Scientific Cutting Tools Expands Comprehensive SPTM Line

April 22, 2020

The SPTM (Single Profile Thread Mill) product line by Scientific Cutting Tools is remarkably versatile and economic with expanded offerings to cover many applications. The range includes: UN, Metric, Acme, Stub Acme, Internal, External (EXJ), Long Body, and Extra Long body. It features a single thread profile that is ideal for keeping side-cutting pressure low. The non-crest cutting design…

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Groove Tool Retaining Ring

Retaining Ring Groove Tools

April 2, 2020

Scientific Cutting Tools retaining ring groove tools are ideal for internal grooving of retaining rings and O-rings on a lathe. It cuts an internal groove with straight edges while the O-ring groove tool cuts an internal groove with a tapered edge. Over 130 sizes are available with options for left or right-hand styles. Minimum bore…

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COVID-19 Update

COVID-19 Updates

March 20, 2020

March 20, 2020 We remain vigilant of the rapidly changing situation regarding COVID-19 and prioritize everyone’s safety with our increased measures and protocols. California Governor Gavin Newsom recently issued a “Safer at Home” order ((LA County – Safer at Home Directive, section 13, paragraph (n))), requiring that all non-essential businesses cease operations. Order exemptions include…

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SCT Expands into a Significantly Larger and More Optimized Facility

February 10, 2020

Scientific Cutting Tools is proud to announce that due to growth and continued customer loyalty, we are currently in the process of expanding. SCT will be relocating to a much larger facility very shortly. The new site features a significantly larger manufacturing floor, custom designed systems for boosting production, an expanded warehouse, and larger office…

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Fall Trade Shows and New Products

September 24, 2019

West Coast. Canada. East Coast. If you’re in North America there’s a good possibility you’ll be attending one or more of these shows. These three major events are our last stops for 2019 so be sure to add us to your show planner and say hello!   WESTEC Long Beach, CA, USA Booth: 1912 SCT…

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The Brand New 2019 Catalog

May 16, 2019

The brand new 2019 catalog is here. Over the last few years SCT has expanded several product lines, improved tool designs and added new product offerings. You will find some big updates as well as classic navigational tools like the color coded tabs and new products page. There is also never seen before content including…

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Tools for Mills and Lathes

January 25, 2019

More than 55 years ago, Scientific Cutting Tools, Inc. (SCT) was established as an innovative tool business based upon the simple marketing concept of providing customers with superior products, competitive prices and uncompromising service. We manufacture an extensive line of cutting tools including thread mills, port tools, cavity tools, indexable and solid carbide boring bars,…

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Engraving Tools are Top Tool in 2018

January 1, 2019

Sometimes the underdog wins, and in 2018, first place went to the mighty but sometimes overlooked engraving tool. Its current demand and rise in popularity was a pleasant surprise. Engraving tools are primarily used for machining serial numbers and other inscriptions on a part. It may also be used, secondarily, as an economic tool for chamfering a corner…

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SCT Product Announcement – Helical Chamfer Mills

September 7, 2018

Scientific Cutting Tools, Inc. is proud to announce a new line of high performance helical chamfer mills. The helical cutters are significantly more free cutting and leave a smoother finish than the standard straight flute alternatives. The variable helical flute design provides high sheer, reduced side cutting pressure, and improved chip evacuation, thus achieving extremely…

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Download the CBN & PCD Product Guide

October 27, 2017

Scientific Cutting Tools offers two advanced cutting materials: CBN Tipped and PCD Tipped boring bars and CBN and PCD tipped inserts for indexable boring bars.  All CBN and PCD tipped boring bars have premium submicron carbide bodies and a precision ground flat. The minimum bore options for both start as small as 0.120. Both the…

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