Kyocera Has Expanded Its GBF Grooving Tool Line for Turning Wider Grooves
Kyocera Precision Tools has expanded its GBF grooving tool series for small-parts machining to include coolant-through holders and a chipbreaker for the making of larger groove widths.
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.
Simple process considerations can increase your productivity in milling titanium alloys.
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.