Onsrud Cutter LP (Libertyville, Ill., U.S.A.) recently introduced three new cutting tools designed to tackle tough composite milling/routing applications: The UnRuffer is a patented, solid-carbide burr with a unique finishing edge developed to equal the cutting performance of a burr tool but yield a much better edge finish. Two additional tools are designed to dramatically improve the machining of carbon- and aramid-fiber materials. The geometry of these tools increases the number of effective cutting flutes, resulting in superior performance over a standard burr, according to the company. Special clean-out flutes aid in the dissipation of chips and a chisel design cutting edge extends tool life and productivity. The line includes the Carbon Graphite and Fiber Metal Router with modified geometry to cleanly cut aramid material and fiberglass.
Editor PickCAMX 2016 Show Report
The 3rd annual joint ACMA/SAMPE-sponsored trade event comes to Anaheim with an exhibition and conference program attractive to professionals across the composites world.