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Re: [taigtools] Lathe Cross slide backlash

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  • Tony Jeffree
    Use a V tool (e.g., a thread cutting tool). Regards, Tony ... [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
    Message 1 of 30 , Apr 5, 2013
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      Use a V tool (e.g., a thread cutting tool).

      Regards,
      Tony


      On 5 April 2013 18:44, Paul J. Ste. Marie <taig@...> wrote:

      > On 4/4/2013 5:06 AM, Tony Jeffree wrote:
      > > if you were cutting a contour where the tool
      > > changes from cutting on one flank to cutting on the other (e.g., a chess
      > > piece), then although the Z travel would be all in one direction, the
      > > cutting force on the tool would change directions as the cutting action
      > > changes flanks.
      >
      > How does that work? Tool with zero side rake? IIRC that's how Taig
      > grinds their round v-nose tool, but my experiences with that tool have
      > been less than stellar.
      >
      > I haven't done any CNC on the lathe, but for something like the little
      > flange under the head of a chess piece I'd expect to do two passes, one
      > from the right, a second from the left, and switch out tools in between.
      >
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