Walter USA's TC117, TC217 Advance Cut Taps Provide High Threading Productivity
Walter’s TC117/TC217 Advance cut taps provide high threading productivity in a wide range of materials.
The TC117 (blind-hole) and TC217 (through-hole) taps tackle
The WY80RG option provides chip control, wear resistance and higher cutting speeds.
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.
With macros and canned cycles resident in the CNC on most contemporary turning centers, single point turning of OD threads can seem like almost a default process decision. However, for numerous applications, OD thread rolling has inherent advantages as an alternative to cutting threads.
The right choices in tooling and technique can optimize the thread turning process.