When you create a tooling strategy for 5-axis and 5-sided machining, you need to consider three things: clearance, reach, rigidity. Repeatability and balance of the tool must be maintained to achieve surface finish requirements. While Hurco has positioned its company as a leader in 5-axis/5-sided machining and programming, information that covers the intricacies of tooling is available at the following websites.

http://www.techniksusa.com/

http://www.sandvik.com/

http://www.kennametal.com/en-US/products_services/metalworking/milling/milling_products.jhtml

http://www.ingersollcuttingtools.com/en/index.htm

http://www.ctemag.com/

http://www.ctemag.com/pdf/2006/0606-Toolholding.pdf

http://www.ctemag.com/pdf/2004/0406-OpenToDebate.pdf

VMX42SRTi Engine BLock 5-Axis Machining Demo

 


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