Star SU manufactures Sykes-style herringbone cutters and offers tool resharpening machines for sharpening the face and relief lip on the herringbone cutters. The PTG-1 hob and shaper cutter resharpening system includes software for the special relief grinding of Sykes cutters.
This five-axis grinding machine features a Num Axium CNC control, Numrotoplus software, integrated automatic part probing, automatic wheel probing, and on-board wheel dressing. The grinder sharpens straight and spiral gash hobs—through-hole and shank type, with diameters ranging to 8" and lengths of 10″.
Editor PickSteel Milling Grade Now Available for Use with CoroMill QD and 331 Groove Milling Cutters
Already available for use with CoroMill 390, CoroMill 490 and CoroMill 495 shoulder and chamfer milling systems, this expansion of the application area makes the benefits of Zertivo technology, such as long tool life and secure machining, available to a wider user profile, the company says.