roughing tool

roughing tool

[′rəf·iŋ ‚tül]
(engineering)
A single-point cutting tool having a sharp or small-radius nose, used for deep cuts and rapid material removal from the workpiece.
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With better region detection, it is more stable and precise to get the desired roughing tool path directly on 3D designs with less machining time.
Each kit comes with left and right rubber pieces, Soletrack extra strong polyurethane adhesive glue and a roughing tool (for scoring the shoe surface for greater sticking power).
A brazed-carbide plunger roughing tool was engineered to deliver a unique combination of high wear resistance at the cutting edges and toughness in the body to absorb the high levels of vibration associated with titanium cutting.
With ECM, we can cut multiple slots in a single machine cycle, and eliminate the need for sharpening the roughing tool," said Schubert.
R4 is well-suited for continuous or interrupted cuts and is a good general purpose tool as well as a roughing tool.
The roughing tool will wear because we take such heavy cuts, but wear on the finishing and intermediate roughing tools is reduced.
It may include roughing tool and toolpath, finishing tool and toolpath, drill tooling and drill routines.
And machining operations call for high-performance roughing tools promising long life.
This allows the use of other approaches and also some of the new application-specific plunge roughing tools, which require a short forward step (for example, 20% of the tool diameter).
Participants attend a series of 30-minute to one-hour presentations on varied topics such as Milling Optimization, Complex 3D Machining, and Mold & Die Roughing Tools.
By optimizing roughing procedures using best shop practice-style tool selections, and roughing as much material with the largest roughing tools possible, SURFCAM's Step Reduction Milling has been shown to increase our mold making customer's productivity.