Solid-carbide ballnose tool

September 01, 2010

LMT Onsrud LP offers a new solid-carbide ballnose tool. According to the company, the tool's unique geometry, specially designed point and polished primary clearance and flute allow the tool to impart a fine surface finish when machining plastic. The ballnose tool is suitable for producing medical components, such as a plastic insert for a knee replacement part.

Related Glossary Terms

  • clearance


    Space provided behind a tool’s land or relief to prevent rubbing and subsequent premature deterioration of the tool. See land; relief.


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