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. Two output variables are registered: grinding marks and surface roughness.
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).
The simplest form of toolholder or post is suitable for holding one single-point tool. Immediately below the tool is a curved block resting on a concave spherical surface.
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. The single-point variety will be more likely to break down because of lateral pressures.
Square workpieces (single-point tool bodies)--more than 2100 types--measuring in cross section from 16 mm to 50 mm, with lengths ranging from 50 mm to 300 mm.
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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