Milling Cutter

Business / Machine Shop / Milling Cutter: A cutting tool, generally cylindrical in shape used on a milling machine and operated essentially like a circular saw.

Straddle Milling

Business / Machine Shop / Straddle Milling: A milling setup where two side milling cutters are spaced on an arbor to machine two parallel surfaces with a single cut. MORE

Inserted-Tooth Cutter

Business / Machine Shop / Inserted-Tooth Cutter: A milling cutter designed with replaceable cutting tooth inserts to save the expense of a new cutter whenever the teeth become damaged or worn. Generally, they are made 6 inches or more in diameter. MORE

Slabbing Cutter

Business / Machine Shop / Slabbing Cutter: A wide, plain milling cutter having helical teeth. Used for producing large, flat surfaces. MORE

Side Cutter

Business / Machine Shop / Side Cutter: A milling cutter that has cutting teeth on the side as well as on the periphery or circumference. MORE

Formed Cutters

Business / Machine Shop / Formed Cutters: Milling cutters, which will produce shaped surfaces with a single cut are so designed that they may be sharpened without changing their outline or shape. MORE

Flycutter

Business / Machine Shop / Flycutter: A single-point cutter mounted on a bar in a flycutter holder or a flycutter arborused for special applications for which a milling cutter is not available. MORE

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