Tungaloy America Inc. has expanded its line of TungCut grooving and parting tools. The two-cornered inserts reduce tool costs while the clamping system used with them delivers stable tool life and machining accuracy, according to the company. The expansion includes the DTX insert with 6mm (0.236") groove width, toolholders for external and face grooving, round shanks for grooving on the end face of a deep hole and external grooving toolholders.
Related Glossary Terms
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.
When used in lathe or screw-machine operations, this process separates a completed part from chuck-held or collet-fed stock by means of a very narrow, flat-end cutting, or parting, tool.