Every time they machine a form cutter
into a rotary cylinder form, the form cutter
has to have compensation for being wrapped around the cylinder's radius.
"For example, programming angled walls in three-axis requires a form cutter
that may not produce the exact corner needed.
In an application involving a vertical spindle grinder, we must sharpen a high-speed steel form cutter
that requires sharpening on a large tooth face.
boring bars * collants * oils * cutting fluids * ceramics and composite cutting tools * tool coatings * drills * chucks * tools * milling cutters * form cutters
* cutting tolls * tooling systems * gun drilling tools * cutting tool measurement/ checking systems * hobs * tool inserts * jigs * key-seating tools * ball nose end mills * lapping tools * magnetic chucks and plates * collets * NC tables * spindle adaptors * plates * quick change dies * reaming tools * screw thread inserts * tool storage equipment * deep hole/trepanning cutting tools * jigs and fixtures * tooling columns * universal fixturing * vises * workholding systems
James Young (Carbides) specialises in manufacturing tungsten-tipped form cutters
while B&M Tools designs and makes special purpose fixtures.