GXchipbreakerFor grooving | Swiss CNC Lathes

Solves the issue of chips wrapping around workpiece or remaining in the groove

Tightly curls the chip to prevent tangling

Dimple design on insert rake face ensures chip control when grooving and side turning

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Features

  • Groove widths from: 0.33mm - 3.0mm
  • Good surface finish in the groove and side face
  • Capable of up to 2.0 mm when side turning with larger width inserts

Tooling application

Swiss CNC lathes
Grooving / Side turning

Cutting conditions

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Coated grade Material Operation type Cutting speed (m/min) Groove width (mm) Grooving feed rate(mm/rev)
Side turning feed(mm/rev)
ST4 Stainless Grooving 30 - 130 0.75 - 1.0 0.02 - 0.08 0.01 - 0.08
DM4 Difficult-to-cut material / titanium alloy
Alloy steel / carbon steel / hardened material
1.0 - 1.5 0.02 - 0.10 0.01 - 0.10
TM4 Non-ferrous / aluminum / plastic / general purpose 2.0 - 3.0 0.02 - 0.15 0.01 - 0.10

Benefits of GX chipbreaker

Chip control comparison (Grooving for E-ring)

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[ Cutting conditions ]
Material : SUS304 (φ6⇒φ3)   vc=80m/min  ap=1.5㎜  Groove width : 0.75㎜

Side turning chip control and surface finish

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[ Cutting conditions ]
Material : SUS304 (φ6⇒φ3)   vc=80m/min  ap=1.5㎜  Groove width : 0.75㎜

Case study

Pin
Material :
SK4
Cutting speed :
27-34 m/min
Feed :
0.02mm/rev
DOC :
0.5mm
Coolant :
WET
DM4+GX chipbreaker

150pcs / corner

Competitor's wiper insert
(PVD coated carbide)

100pcs / corner

Current tool machining was unstable and chips tangling.
The GX insert eliminated the chip control problem.
Also, the insert sharpness resulted in better overall surface finish and achieved a longer tool life per corner

Auto parts
Material :
SUS430
Cutting speed :
80m/min
Feed :
0.03mm/rev
DOC :
1.0mm
Coolant :
WET
DM4+GX chipbreaker

3,500pcs / corner

Competitor's wiper insert
(PVD coated carbide)

2,500pcs / corner

The GX insert solved the issue of chips remaining in the groove which eliminated an inspection process.

Tool lineup

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