While rotating counterclockwise, the cutting wing on the Erix Tool automatic back spotfacing tool folds in as it cuts a hole, then opens automatically when the spindle passes through the material and begins to rotate clockwise to begin spotfacing. For more information about Erix front and back spotfacing tool, visit the 5ME LLC website here.
Related Glossary Terms
Similar to counterboring except that, in spotfacing, material around the original hole is cut. Application example: the recessed area into which a washer fits. See counterboring; countersinking.