Kaiser Tool Company Inc., which demonstrates its THINBIT® face grooving product lines in a brief online video, offers thousands of options and the largest variety of solid carbide, insertable and support-blade style tools for Swiss, CNC and conventional machining. Face grooving widths start at 0.004" and increase in 0.001" increments, with standard major diameters from 0.125" and depths of cut up to 1". The company offers fast delivery on standard and custom inserts. These tools, along with the entire THINBIT® line of cutting tools, can be viewed on the Web at www.thinbit.com.
Related Glossary Terms
- computer numerical control ( CNC)
computer numerical control ( CNC)
Microprocessor-based controller dedicated to a machine tool that permits the creation or modification of parts. Programmed numerical control activates the machine’s servos and spindle drives and controls the various machining operations. See DNC, direct numerical control; NC, numerical control.
Machining grooves and shallow channels. Example: grooving ball-bearing raceways. Typically performed by tools that are capable of light cuts at high feed rates. Imparts high-quality finish.
On a rotating tool, the portion of the tool body that joins the lands. Web is thicker at the shank end, relative to the point end, providing maximum torsional strength.