EMUGE FRANKEN - Trochoidal Milling

Wednesday, January 02, 2019

Trochoidal Milling

Trochoidal milling is the overlapping of a circular path with a linear movement and thus the conversation of slot milling into contour milling. Just as in finishing operations the chip is peeled from the workpiece with a low radial depth of cut and a maximum axial depth of cut (2 x d1 to 5 x d1). The small contact angle reduces heat generation during machining and less thermal stress results in a higher tool life.

The high metal removal rates can be generated even on low-powered machines and wear during full slot-milling particularly in difficult to machine materials is reduced. The end mill is used with the entire flute length and as a result the wear is evenly spaced out over the full cutting edge length, increasing tool life.

The Tools

In order the meet the requirements of trochoidal machining FRANKEN solid carbide end mills 'Trochoid' feature low vibration characteristics such as variable spacing and variable helix angle or a new edge geometry.

The newly developed chip divider reduces the axial pull-out force of the tool and minimises the risk of jam in pockets. The short chips can easily be removed with compressed air or emulsion, avoiding a repeated pull-through of chips.

New high-performance coatings and an optimally suited carbide substrate round off the performance of these new types of tool.

The Benefits

  • Cutting geometry Jet-Cut steel and TiNox-Cut for INOX
  • 4 length dimensions available per type (2 x d1 to 4 x d1)
  • Chip breaker geometry designed for process-reliable roughing of pockets and contours
  • TiNox-Cut design with internal coolant supply (ICA) 
  • Special preparation of cutting edges to reduce vibrations
  • Low-vibration machining thanks to variable spacing and variable helix angle
  • New high-performance coatings
  • Optimally suited carbide substrate.

View full brochure HERE.

"A demonstration of trochoidal milling in P20 tool steel material. The video shows a series of 2533L extra length (3xD) Trochoid Carbide End Mill being used as a roughing and super finishing tool in the same application. The chip  breaking flute design allows the end mill to operate at full depth with minimal radial depth of cut. Chips are broken into smaller segments that are quickly evacuated."

You Might Also Like


Popular Posts

Advanced Cutting Tools Tweets

About Us

Welcome to the Advanced Cutting Tools Website

We have been setting new standards in the accurate prescription of cutting tools since 2006.

It’s because we know that the right cutting tool from us means maximum uptime and output – for you.

Cut Costs, Not Corners

ACT is for those whose business success relies upon having access to the right product, at the right price, in the right place and at the right time… no ifs and no buts.

Your Success is Our Success

We understand that our customers are placing their spend and their reputation in our hands.

The right cutting tool is everything to us, to our customers, and to our customer’s customers.

Best of Both

Compromise? Not here.

Best Price and Best Quality

Huge buying power and immense product and industry knowledge means the right price and performance every time.

Right Tool and Right Time

Awesome supplier choice and our own fleet of delivery drivers means we can satisfy exact, immediate need.

Performance and Profitability

The know-how to prescribe with unerring accuracy means more uptime, output and profitability for you.

Thank you

Thank you for visiting our website today. Please do follow us on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram too for all our latest news.