WhizCut’s WhizTwin Reduces Production Costs
EMO 2019: WhizCut’s WhizTwin cutting insert is said to reduce waste material by employing two cutting edges in the front for increased stability and strength.
WhizCut’s WhizTwin cutting insert is said to reduce waste material by employing two cutting edges in the front for increased stability and strength. This allows the toolholder to be clamped in a position with a smaller overhang from the toolholder plate, reducing instability and vibrations.
WhizTwin’s design optimizes cutting geometry and relief around and under the cutting edge. The stability of the 1-mm product achieves the same result as a 1.5-mm wide conventional parting off insert, the company says. The narrow insert can reduce production costs while removing less bar material and has a choice of four chip control and cutting rakes to improve performance. The range of parting off/grooving tools includes inserts from 0.5 to 2 mm in width, with an extra-long 0.5-mm option capable of parting off 13-mm bar.
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