Deepface Grooving Tools
The Deepgroove tooling series is designed for external and internal deep face grooving, OD grooving, parting and turning operations. External face grooving major diameters start at 20 mm and internal face grooving major diameters start at 40 mm. The tooling has a modular support blade design and is capable of working against a shoulder or along a bore wall. Submicron grain carbide inserts are available in widths from 2 mm to 6 mm.
Liquid coolant offers advantages unrelated to temperature. Forced air is the fluid of choice in this shop...but even so, conventional coolant can't be eliminated entirely.
Applying ceramic inserts is not a simple substitution of one cutting tool material for another. There are significant process considerations that shops should examine carefully in order to realize performance and tool life expectations from ceramic inserts. Here's a look at some of the ways they are used.
Running rotary milling cutters at the proper speeds and feeds is critical to obtaining long tool life and superior results, and a good place to start is with the manufacturer's recommendations. These formulas and tips provide useful guidelines.