5/15/2020

Big Kaiser's FLM, ELM Chipbreakers Designed for Cutting Long-Chipping Metals

Originally titled 'Chipbreakers Designed for Cutting Long-Chipping Metals'
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Big Kaiser’s FLM and ELM insert chipbreakers are designed to improve surface finish in long-chipping materials.

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ELM and FLM chipbreakers from Big Kaiser

Big Kaiser’s FLM and ELM insert chipbreakers are designed to improve surface finish in long-chipping materials. Long chips that are difficult to evacuate can lead to poor surface finishes, reduced insert life and machine crashes. 

The FLM 3D chipbreaker design, used on PCD-tipped inserts, is well-suited to finishing aluminum components, where traditional flat-top inserts may produce a large continuous nest of chips that is difficult to remove from the bore and/or tool. Three different radius options are available: 0.008", 0.016" and 0.031" for the TCGT2 (1.5) insert.

The ELM chipbreaker, used on cermet inserts, is well-suited to finishing mild or construction steels. Available in a 0.008" radius and combined with a light depth of cut, this chipbreaker provides a high-shear angle to shorten the cutting chips, improving evacuation and resulting in better surface finishes.

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