E-Z Burr Tool Calculator

March 01, 2010

The E-Z Tool Calculator from E-Z Burr Tool Co. offers a simple way to see what tool, blade or insert to order, as well as the recommended speeds and feeds for the tool, which is available at ezburr.com/eztoolcalculator. Users type the hole diameter, shank size, workpiece material, cutting condition and cutting style into the calculator. Results are produced in seconds, including a picture showing the tool specifications.

Related Glossary Terms

  • burr


    Stringy portions of material formed on workpiece edges during machining. Often sharp. Can be removed with hand files, abrasive wheels or belts, wire wheels, abrasive-fiber brushes, waterjet equipment or other methods.

  • metalcutting ( material cutting)

    metalcutting ( material cutting)

    Any machining process used to part metal or other material or give a workpiece a new configuration. Conventionally applies to machining operations in which a cutting tool mechanically removes material in the form of chips; applies to any process in which metal or material is removed to create new shapes. See metalforming.

  • shank


    Main body of a tool; the portion of a drill or similar end-held tool that fits into a collet, chuck or similar mounting device.