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Parting-Off Inserts Designed for Bearing Industry

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Iscar offers a variety of inserts suitable for the machining of bearings, including its Penta series of multi-corner inserts with five cutting edges used mostly for parting-off operations, seal groove machining, raceway grooving and other applications. These inserts can also be used for trepanning, an axial operation for the separation of one thick forged ring into two separate outer and inner rings. For such operations, the company also offers its BGR and BGMR inserts for wider rings that demand deep separation operations. In addition, Iscar offers multi-parting systems designed for parting a few rings at a time. Such sets are provided with the Tang-Grip and Do-Grip insert as well as the Penta inserts.

These insert products are available in very narrow sizes that enable manufacturers to significantly reduce the width of inserts down to 0.7 and 1.0 mm for raw material savings, the company says.

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