Milling Tools' Six-Flute Design Provides Chip Control
Kyocera SGS Precision Tools has expanded its T-Carb lineup of tools to include 58 items with a corner radius. The line of tools features specialized engineering and designs for high-speed machining, specifically trochoidal machining and peel milling. The six-flute design with eccentric relief provides strength and chip control at high speeds with good finish results, according to the company. It is recommended for materials of 45 HRC (420 Bhn) or lower.
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