Dovetail Grooving Inserts
Manufactured by Kaiser Tool Company, the Groove ‘N Turn line includes dovetail grooving inserts that machine O-ring dovetail grooves with 66-degree undercut angles.
Cutting holes by interpolating a face milling cutter may be a better process choice for many rough and even finish boring operations. Software improvements and better cutter designs allow expanding use of the versatile face mill for hole making.
Reducing cutting fluid use offers the chance for considerable cost savings. Tool life may even improve.
The right choices in tooling and technique can optimize the thread turning process.