You may think of rough turning as a bottleneck operation, maybe even a hazardous one, and rightly so.  But, across the country several alert machine shops have found different ways around both problems, according to Ingersoll Cutting Tools.  Users report material-removal rate improvements anywhere from 30% to 6-to-1 in OD and ID work, reliably longer tool life, and relief from ‘shrapnel’ flying from shattered tools.  DeZurik-APCO-Hilton, in Sartell, Minn., ...

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