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Metal Cutting Turning

Course Overview

Turning generates cylindrical and rounded forms with a
single-point tool. In most cases the tool is stationary with
the workpiece rotating.


2.General turning operations

3.Definition of spindle speed and cutting speed

4.Definition of cutting speed

5.Calculation of the circumference

6.Example of cutting speed based on diameter

7.Definitions of terms

8.Calculating cutting data

9.Inclination and rake angle


2.External turning

3.Internal turning

4.Small part machining

5.Insert clamping systems

6.Lesson Completed


2.The complex world of metal cutting

3.The machining starts at the cutting edge

4.Six main groups of workpiece materials 1/2

5.Six main groups of workpiece materials 2/2

6.Chip formation

7.Insert rake angle

8.Negative vs. positive inserts

9.The design of a modern negative insert


2.Tool selection and how to apply

3.Four main application areas

4.Large and small entering angle

5.The entering and copying angle

6.Axial and radial cutting forces

7.Insert recommendation depending on operation

8.Modern insert clamping for turning tools 

9.Modern insert clamping for turning tools


2.Code keys for inserts

3.Inserts, insert shape and Insert clearance angle

 4.Inserts, insert size and insert thickness

5.Inserts, insert size and insert thickness

6.Inserts, insert size and insert thickness

7.Manufacturers option

8.Insert designation with geometry and grade

9.Toolholders, clamping system


2.Troubleshooting 1/2

3.Troubleshooting 2/2

4.Surface finish

5.Burr formation 

6.Vibration 1/2

7.Vibration 2/2


9.Lesson Completed