The live center’s small bearing head diameter and long spindle provide clearance for small workpieces, which is said to make it well-suited for high-production machine tools running light parts. The centers are available in Morse tapers and customized designs.
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.