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Solid Cutting Tools JC-CUT-2012


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Course Description

Solid cutting tools are widely used in CNC lathes and machining centers. Understanding the terms associated with these tools and how a tool is selected is important information for all CNC team members.

By the end of this course, you will be able to

• Identify terms associated with solid cutting tools

• Distinguish between right- and left-hand cutting tools

• Define straight and helical flutes

• Distinguish between right- and left-hand helical flutes

• List the categories of drill lengths

• Understand the size markings of drills

• Understand the markings on taps

• Understand the uses of right- and left-hand helix cutting tools

Estimated completion time (hours): 1.9