Download Video File
Stream Video for 30 Days
Cutting tools have many shapes, each of which is described by its angles or geometry. This program, part of the Fundamentals of Tool Design video series, explores single-point and multi-point cutting tool geometries as well as the machining variables that affect the cutting tool design.
The Single-Point Cutting Tool Design segment details indexable insert geometries, such as: back-rake angle, side-rake angle, end-relief angle, lead angle, and more. Chipbreaker designs and toolholders for turning are also featured.
The Multi-Point Cutting Tool Design segment examines both linear travel and rotary travel multi-point tools, featuring an in-depth look at the components and geometries of the broach, the twist drill, and the face mill.
By Dr Ahmad K Elshennawy PhD, Gamal S Weheba
By Philip D Rufe