The GFG-WFE shell-type thread milling cutter from JBO is suited for difficult-to-machine materials and large-batch production applications. Higher cutting speeds and feeds shorten machining time, while the number of cutting edges increases tool life. The cutter’s rugged construction offers a higher-grade thread surface texture. According to the company, the cutter is suitable for nearly any thread or profile, and it is advantageous for long-run production of steel components. Also, the inserts can be reground several times.
Editor PickHitting the Coolant Sweet Spot
Toolholders with integrated cutting fluid delivery channels offer threaded, fixed-position nozzles that direct parallel streams of coolant to pre-defined positions at the top of the cutting tool.