If you are still grinding high speed or carbide tool bits. It will cost you 1 hour in machine time. If your shop time is $50.00 an hour you save $250.00 a week. If you charge $200.00 an hour you save $1000.00 a week. 1 holder and box of inserts will pay for itself the first week you use it.
Before & After 56 weeks of
Turning 13/16 Rd. 8620 no lead material.
Inserts last an average of 100 hr. per side.
Taking .812 to .510 + .002 - .00 (notice) the front of the pocket is pushed back and the Insert holder should be replaced, but is still making parts. Production went from 53 parts an hour to 103 parts an hour by goining to
(DT Tool Holders Inserted Tool Bits.)
There is no clamp on top of the Insert to stop the chips.
Please view the video with the conversion kit in a CNC B&S, running 01 Tool Steel, the spindle speed is at 1500. The feed has been changed to .008 feed and the cycle time is 71 sec.