NTK Cutting Tools
A division of NGK Spark Plug (USA), Inc.
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46929 Magellan Rd.
Wixom, MI 48393 US
Normal 0 false false false MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 Better chip control on Swiss-type lathes, for one. “Y” refers to the Y-axis/gang-tool-slide motion these machines use primarily to bring a different tool into position for a different turning operation.
Why the Y?
See how Y-axis toolholders enable Swiss-type lathes to realize better chip control.
This toolholder takes advantage of a Swiss-type’s Y-axis motion to approach and engage the barstock from the side, which helps prevent “bird nesting.”