KGD Grooving System

February 07, 2019
KGD Grooving System

Kyocera Precision Tools expands the popular KGD grooving system lineup with new integral holders with 1” max groove depths for 2” bar stock. Gain improved grooving and cut-off performance with the KGD and KGDF expansive tooling system lineup with excellent chip control and long tool life.

With an extensive range of chipbreaker styles, the KGD’s inserts are specialized for a wide range of external grooving and cut-off applications.

Related Glossary Terms

  • chipbreaker


    Groove or other tool geometry that breaks chips into small fragments as they come off the workpiece. Designed to prevent chips from becoming so long that they are difficult to control, catch in turning parts and cause safety problems.

  • grooving


    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.