Risk Detected and Averted: Cutting Insert Warns Before Breakage

Published Date
September 01,2022 - 01:00:am

Selecting the right insert to machine the wide variety of steel materials can be challenging. To make machining steel easier to navigate, CERATIZIT has rethought everything about its new ISO-P turning insert. From the substrate to the geometries, right through to the Dragonskin coating, CERATIZIT inserts ensure that you are prepared for every steel turning challenge.

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Related Glossary Terms

  • turning

    turning

    Workpiece is held in a chuck, mounted on a face plate or secured between centers and rotated while a cutting tool, normally a single-point tool, is fed into it along its periphery or across its end or face. Takes the form of straight turning (cutting along the periphery of the workpiece); taper turning (creating a taper); step turning (turning different-size diameters on the same work); chamfering (beveling an edge or shoulder); facing (cutting on an end); turning threads (usually external but can be internal); roughing (high-volume metal removal); and finishing (final light cuts). Performed on lathes, turning centers, chucking machines, automatic screw machines and similar machines.