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Tool Reconditioning & Repair



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Tool Reconditioning

Recondition your dull cutting tools to perform like new, including High Performance Drills, Variable Helix End Mills and Form Tools.

before and after reconditioning

The vast majority of your cutting tools can be reconditioned / resharpened to "like new" performance on our state-of-the-art CNC computerized tool and cutter grinders at a fraction of a new tool's cost. Whether you need resharpening for your standard or high performance drills and end mills or even the restoration custom tools back to their original specifications, our experienced staff have the solution you need.

Cost Savings

Valley Tool understands the need to cut costs by offering a full sharpening service that will save you money by avoiding or postponing the purchase of new tools. Save money and extend tool life with our tool reconditioning and repointing services. We will reverse tooling wear and restore your tools to like new condition. Our surgically sharp edges provide a longer lasting tool that results in a higher volume of parts per edge and significantly less downtime.

State of the Art CNC Equipment

We use the most advanced CNC grinding equipment that assures the precision, consistency and reliability. We maximize your tool’s sharpness with the least amount of stock removal that will result in less down time and fewer tool changes. Tools are ground to the Original Manufacturer Specifications (OMS) and the exact cutter geometry is maintained to maximize tool life. Advanced CNC Grinding gives you the correct tool geometry each and every time.

Quality Assurance

All tools serviced are inspected on our state of the art optical comparator with the same quality standard of new tools manufactured ensuring our customer receives only the highest quality tools. Most tooling is guaranteed to have the same accuracy and precision as buying new.

Edge Prep and Coating

Choosing the right tool coating and edge prep for your tools is another way to increase tool life and speed up your applications. We offer a full range of the most advanced PVD coatings. Our staff will assist in choosing the right coating and edge prep to improve your tooling.

We can recondition / sharpen virtually any cutting tool - even custom tools manufactured by our competitors:

  • Angle Cutters (SE & DE)
  • Ball Nose
  • Broaches
  • Center Drills
  • Corner Rounders
  • Countersinks
  • Counterbores
  • Crestcuts
  • Custom Tools
  • Dies
  • Dovetail Cutters
  • Drills
  • End Mills
  • Form Cutters
  • Gear Shapers
  • High Performance End Mills
  • High Performance Drills
  • Hobs
  • Hog Mills
  • Keyseat Cutters
  • Milling Cutters
  • Pipe Taps
  • Plain Tooth Saws
  • Porting Tools
  • Punches & Dies
  • Reamers
  • Rotobroaches
  • Roughers
  • Router Bits
  • Shell Mills
  • Spade Drills
  • Specials
  • Slab Mills
  • Slitters
  • Slitting Saws
  • Staggertooth Saws
  • Step Tools / Step Drills
  • T-Slots
  • Tapered End Mills
  • Taps
  • Thread Chasers
  • Trepans
  • Variable Helix End Mills
  • Woodruffs
  • ...and more
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Fast Service - Satisfaction Guarantee. If you are not completely satisfied with a tool, we will work with you until you are completely satisfied. We want to earn your business on a long-term repeat basis.

Simply place your dull cutting tools in a box and ship them the most convenient way to the address listed below. No Pre-sorting required. We will sort, itemize and evaluate each tool for wear and damage. A quotation will be sent for approval prior to grinding. You will receive your tools back fully reconditioned, plastic dipped and/or retubed for their protection.

Valley Tool
Attn: Regrinds
3040 N. Pointer Road
Appleton, WI 54911

Indexable Tool Repair

If It's Indexable, It's Repairable.

Valley Tool provides repairing of your indexable tooling for less than 50% of new replacement costs, regardless of the manufacturer! A customer who is using a customized indexable tool can save 70% of the new replacement cost!

Valley Tool's indexable tool repair service has saved customers millions of dollars every year. If your damaged tools are going in the trash, so are thousands of dollars of potential savings!

Nearly every indexable tool can be repaired at a savings of 50-70% or more over new tool cost, including:

before and after reconditioning
  • Drills
  • Face Mills
  • End Mills
  • Boring Bars
  • Boring Heads
  • Turning Tools
  • Lathe Tools
  • Spade Drills
  • Special blueprint tooling
  • and more!

If it has an indexable pocket, we are able to repair it regardless of the brand!

before and after reconditioning

Repair costs are determined by evaluating the tool insert pocket(s), screw hole(s), and/or body damage by estimating the time it will take to repair and recalibrate it to the Original Manufacture Specifications. After the tools are quoted, we will perform no work until we are given an authorization to proceed. The tool repair technicians are very knowledgeable, experienced and committed to providing the best service in the industry with our being 100% guaranteed.

If you are interested in taking advantage of our indexable tool repair program, we ask that you send each tool fully equipped with all spare parts including inserts (in good working condition) to fit each pocket correctly, so we can achieve our goal in bringing tooling back to its original state:

Valley Tool
Attn: Repairs
3040 N. Pointer Road
Appleton, WI 54911

Valley Tool is a proud member of: ISA Valley Tool is a proud member of: NEWMA