Related Glossary Terms
Step that prepares a slug, blank or other workpiece for machining or other processing by separating it from the original stock. Performed on lathes, chucking machines, automatic screw machines and other turning machines. Also performed on milling machines, machining centers with slitting saws and sawing machines with cold (circular) saws, hacksaws, bandsaws or abrasive cutoff saws. See saw, sawing machine; turning.
With Kyocera Precision Tools Inc.’s new insert, blade and tool block designs, users can achieve rigid, safe and secure cutoff operations thanks to the clamping mechanisms of the KPK series. The insert clamp design is said to enable fast replacement of inserts and reduce downtime.