“This was an exercise in curiosity because squirrel. I was wondering if my lathe controller could cut a scroll thread. This was done using a G92 cycle with 2 starts. Each pass is a slightly different cut depth just to see how the cutter and lathe responded which you can hear. Material is scrap piece of C360 brass. cutter is from @micro_100 face grooving tool. Seeing this has triggered a whole series of new bad ideas.”
Micro 100 fully stocks a wide variety of ID Standard and Micro-Quik quick-change grooving tools to best suit your shops unique needs. You’ll find an assortment of tools from face grooving to retaining ring and o-ring. These tools are engineered with a polished split face that aids in improved chip evacuation as well as reduced galling and increased edge retention. Click here to explore the full Micro 100 turning offering.
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