Wear-Resistant PCD Tooling for Composites Applications
Lovejoy Tool’s PCD cutting tools are said to resist wear during the machining of highly abrasive composite materials in ramping, trimming and contouring operations.
Fast CNC processing and high-pressure coolant contribute to removing metal at dramatic rates. But what should a shop know about cutting tools in high speed machining?
The right choices in tooling and technique can optimize the thread turning process.
One of the most common methods of tapping in use today on CNC machines is 'rigid tapping' or 'synchronous feed tapping.' A rigid tapping cycle synchronizes the machine spindle rotation and feed to match a specific thread pitch. Since the feed into the hole is synchronized, in theory a solid holder without any tension-compression can be used.