cutoff tool

cutoff tool

[′kət‚ȯf ‚tül]
(mechanical engineering)
A tool used on bar-type lathes to separate the finished piece from the bar stock.
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If you don't have either a helper or a rotary cutoff tool and you've tried but can't loosen the locknut yourself, there's still another option to try.
You can get a cutoff tool for as little as $30 at any home center or hardware store.
You can buy an air-powered cutoff tool at any home center for about $30, but it consumes a lot of air (10 cfm).
The new model 42-9LSS 4-axis CNC 1 5/8" bar machining with sub-spindle that utilizes three-sided tool platen featuring 9 live tools (3 on each side), 6 stationary drill holders, 8 turning holders plus a separate cutoff tool holder for complete parts production at one location.
The cycle starts with the cutoff tool in its furthest advanced position: directly in front of the guide bushing, with the cutting edge just past the center line of the barstock.
Four tools are used to produce it: a grooving tool, cutoff tool, a 1/4" dog bone, and an insert turning tool.
com spokesman Nathaniel Kelly includes a wide range of domestic and foreign made sawing machines, reamers, endmills, high-feed milling cutters, abrasives, diamond drills, cutoff tools, stainless steel arbor shims, precision microdrills, superabrasives, Blanchard grinders, centerless grinding machines, high speed steel-fin cutters, reamers, stainless steel taps, threading systems, gear cutters, boring bars, grooving equipment, inserts, carbide end mill tools, laser systems and other types of tools for cutting all kinds of metals, plastic, wood, glass, rubber, brick, iron, concrete and other materials.
Then, in the latter half of the 1970s, Iscar focused intently on one niche within cutting tools--applications for cutoff tools for lathes.
As with tooling and inserts for other operations, grooving and cutoff tools are being developed to allow for the faster speeds and higher feedrates that modern machine tools permit.