Article From: 4/5/2005 Production Machining
Mini-Bore boring bars for boring in diameters as small as 0.180" yields greater cross sectional area designed for increased rigidity and strength. Inserts are available in indexable sizes of 0.156" I.C. 80 degrees diamond (CD style), 0.160" I.C. triangle (TD style), 0.250" I.C. triangle (TP style) and 0.156", 0.187" and 0.250" I.C. Trigon (WCGT style). Available insert options include corner radii, chip breakers, PCD and CBN tipping and TiN, TiCN, TIAIN coating. The bars are available in steel, heavy metal and carbide with 5/32" through 3/4" diameters with coolant through and step bars designs. Turning tools are available in stander and Swiss screw machine styles.