| 1 MINUTE READ

Ingersoll Introduces Superturnz Inserts

Superturnz, a multi-directional turning system that uses the front and back cutting edge of a four-corner insert, is now available from Ingersoll.

Share

Facebook Share Icon LinkedIn Share Icon Twitter Share Icon Share by EMail icon Print Icon
Ingersoll Superturnz

Ingersoll now offers Superturnz, a multi-directional turning system that uses the front and back cutting edge of a four-corner insert. According to the company, it is an alternative to conventional turning, where 80- and 35-degree corner inserts are fed in the same direction.

Superturnz uses all four directions available on a conventional two-axis lathe (+Z, -Z, +X and -X) to maximize material removal.  The double-sided positive SuperTurnZ inserts have the same axial and radial rake angle and capability as standard ISO positive inserts, allowing for low cutting forces, but with additional cutting edges and higher feed rate capabilities, according to Ingersoll.

RELATED CONTENT

  • Choose The Best Drill Point Geometry

    The more common twist drill point geometries often are not the best for the job at hand. By choosing the best point for the material being drilled, it is possible to achieve better tool life, hole geometry, precision, and productivity.

  • Taking The Fear Out Of Hard Turning

    To make the transition to hard turning, you'll need to switch from carbide to CBN inserts, but that is easier (and more economical) than you might think. It's making the jump to much higher surface speeds that might scare you off. It needn't. Here's why.

  • Successful Application Of Ceramic Inserts

    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.