semifinishing

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semifinishing

[¦sem·i′fin·ish·iŋ]
(metallurgy)
The preliminary finishing operations.
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These roughing and semifinish boring heads use a pair of preset cutter slides with indexable inserts for balanced cutting action.
Then you would come back and semifinish at maybe a quarter of a cut of diameter, then changing to a smaller, maybe a 1[inches] or 3/4[inches] ball nose, and start stepping over at an 1/8[inches].
The part is driven by the collet chuck for grooving and semifinish turning.
The two grades handle semifinish, finish, and minor roughing in nearly all workpiece materials including stainless steel.