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Manufactured by Kaiser Tool Company, ThinBit has expanded its selection of Mini-Bore indexable boring bars to include carbide trigon bars. According to the company, the bars provide rigidity and yield quality surface finishes, deep cutting depths and long extension ratios. They are available in diameters of 3/16", 1/4" and 3/8" for WCGT-style 0.156", 0.187" and 0.25" IC inserts.
Editor PickCan Additive Manufacturing Increase Milling Feed Rates?
With PCD tooling, yes it can. The diamond cutting edges demand a large number flutes to realize their full effectiveness. Traditional methods for making cutter bodies limit the number of flutes, but 3D printing is delivering tools with higher flute density and other enhancements as well.