Form-A-Groove tools

September 01,2010

THINBIT offers Form-A-Groove tools, which can consist of simple groove combinations or more complex combinations of grooves, arcs, angles and convex and concave radii. Tools can be composed of stacks of individual inserts or a single carbide block up to 2" wide. They can be coated with TiN, TiCN, TiAlN or diamond film. Toolholders are available in 1" round and ½", ¾" and 1" square for internal and external applications.

Related Glossary Terms

  • titanium aluminum nitride ( TiAlN)

    titanium aluminum nitride ( TiAlN)

    Often used as a tool coating. AlTiN indicates the aluminum content is greater than the titanium. See coated tools.

  • titanium carbonitride ( TiCN)

    titanium carbonitride ( TiCN)

    Often used as a tool coating. See coated tools.

  • titanium nitride ( TiN)

    titanium nitride ( TiN)

    Added to titanium-carbide tooling to permit machining of hard metals at high speeds. Also used as a tool coating. See coated tools.