Contour Tool/Contour Precision Milling

38830 Taylor Pkwy.
North Ridgeville, OH 44035-6254 US

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Custom Cutting Tools
• Brochure illustrates the custom cutting tools that Contour Tool produces, including tin-coated solid carbide dovetail skive tools, carbide shave tool, H. S.

Laser Machine For Form Tool Chip Control
The DMG Lasertec 40 machine is used to cut various chip breaker shapes into custom form tools. The idea behind chip control is to design a chip breaker geometry that controls the length of a given chip or the direction of a continuous chip in such a way that bird nests can be eliminated. The ability to predict the behavior of a chip is based on numerous factors including the cutting data—feed, speed, depth of cut—as well as material.

Peter Stechow

Laser Simplifies Form Tool Chip Control
The creation of a 'bird nest' is a problem for any turning operation. These uncontrolled wads of chips tend to wreck havoc on tooling, equipment and continuous operations.  

Product Categories of Contour Tool/Contour Precision Milling

EDM, Wire Type
Form Tools
Horizontal Machining Centers, Five-Axis
Inserts, Indexable (Carbide, etc.) & Tool Inserts
Machining Services
Shaving Tools
Tool Blanks
Turn/Mill Machines, CNC
Turning Centers, Horizontal, CNC
Vertical Machining Centers, Five-Axis