Cutting Tool Geometry

Course Number
A-CTG101
Course Objective

Objective:


The students/trainees will gain basic knowledge and understanding of the angles, shapes, and other aspects of single-point and multi-point cutting tools and be able to do offhand/freehand shaping, grinding, and sharpening of these tools.

Examples: Lathe Tools and Drill Bits

Outline:

1. Geometry of a Cutting Tool
a. drill bit
b. lathe tool (single-point)
c. milling cutter (multi-point)

2. Hands-on Training
a. sharpening drill bits on a bench grinder
b. evaluation
c. single-point tool grinding on bench grinder
d. evaluation

Course Prerequisite
Certification Offered
No
Course Length
8 hours
Max Attendee
15
Minimum Attendee
5
Pass/Fail
Course Owner
Course Cost
10.00
Lunch provided

Cutting tools have many different shapes and angles, depending on the tool and the material being cut or machined. The Geometry is how the tool is produced, ground, or sharpened to efficiently remove the desired material from the workpiece.




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