Related Glossary Terms
Space provided behind the cutting edges to prevent rubbing. Sometimes called primary relief. Secondary relief provides additional space behind primary relief. Relief on end teeth is axial relief; relief on side teeth is peripheral relief.
Launched in November, the FCP4 High Production Drill Grinder is capable of producing a completed drill in 20 seconds, according to ANCA Inc., Wixom, Mich. Intended for tradespeople within the high-volume commodity drill market, the company said the new FCP4 High Production Drill Grinder can produce drills from 0.8mm to 4.0mm.
For drill makers, the FCP4 High Production Drill Grinder offers efficiencies and cost benefits by enabling the manufacture of a complete high speed steel drill on a single machine. From a blank piece of raw material, the FCP4 grinds the flute, relief and point; producing a finished drill.
For more information, visit the ANCA website.