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Posted by: 24. August 2012

Thread Milling Explained

 

How can one tool cut threads into a range of different-sized holes? Answer: With thread milling, which uses helical-interpolation tool paths as an alternative to tapping. 

 

Sandvik Coromant produced this short video on thread milling, describing its advantages and how to apply the technique. The video also describes how to program thread milling moves in Siemens NX CAM.  

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