single-point tool

single-point tool

[′siŋ·gəl ¦pȯint ′tül]
(engineering)
A cutting tool having one face and one continuous cutting edge.
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Disks were roughened by face turning with a single-point tool with a 200 [micro]m edge width.
Development of the model in this paper is based on the assumption that the grinding wheel behaves like a single-point tool.
This single-point tool mount reportedly reduces fixture costs and facilitates fast tool changes.
A bore finished with a single-point tool has only one telltale helical pattern.
When cutting with a single-point tool, the geometrical model presented in (Cozminca&Ungureanu, 2006) allows obtaining the relations (1) and (2).
A single-point tool is fed linearly and parallel to the axis of rotation.
He explains: "Essentially, as the piston rotates at several hundred RPM, the single-point tool moves in and out faster than the eye can see.
Operators are more comfortable in traversing the wheel at a higher rate using a multipoint tool than a single-point tool.
At the same time, IT teams are still juggling multiple single-point tools and duplicating work to cover a range of support needs," said Elizabeth Cholawsky, VP/GM of the IT support line of business, Citrix.
Most conventional thread machining utilizes single-point tools, and typically the tool bearing on the small part will push it away, resulting in out-of-round parts.

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