MEAS High-Efficiency Milling Cutters

July 29, 2020
MEAS High-Efficiency Milling Cutters for Aluminum

Kyocera Precision Tools releases a new milling line for high-speed aluminum applications. The MEAS series is engineered with unique, grooved insert pockets for added stability when machining at high speeds. Utilize simultaneous 3-axis machining with a maximum ramping angle of up to 20 degrees. The MEAS provides you with a broad range of applications from facing, shouldering, slotting, and profiling to pocketing, ramping and plunging. The sharp insert designs feature Kyocera’s proprietary hydrogen-free DLC coated PDL025 grade to maintain excellent wear resistance in aluminum.

Related Glossary Terms

  • gang cutting ( milling)

    gang cutting ( milling)

    Machining with several cutters mounted on a single arbor, generally for simultaneous cutting.

  • milling

    milling

    Machining operation in which metal or other material is removed by applying power to a rotating cutter. In vertical milling, the cutting tool is mounted vertically on the spindle. In horizontal milling, the cutting tool is mounted horizontally, either directly on the spindle or on an arbor. Horizontal milling is further broken down into conventional milling, where the cutter rotates opposite the direction of feed, or “up” into the workpiece; and climb milling, where the cutter rotates in the direction of feed, or “down” into the workpiece. Milling operations include plane or surface milling, endmilling, facemilling, angle milling, form milling and profiling.

  • profiling

    profiling

    Machining vertical edges of workpieces having irregular contours; normally performed with an endmill in a vertical spindle on a milling machine or with a profiler, following a pattern. See mill, milling machine.

  • slotting

    slotting

    Machining, normally milling, that creates slots, grooves and similar recesses in workpieces, including T-slots and dovetails.

  • wear resistance

    wear resistance

    Ability of the tool to withstand stresses that cause it to wear during cutting; an attribute linked to alloy composition, base material, thermal conditions, type of tooling and operation and other variables.

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