Hybrid Geometry Machining in Action
Hybrid quad-force geometry is a combination of high-feed geometry, variable flute geometry, variable helix geometry and offset geometry that gives programmers and machinists the flexibility to side/slot, high-feed, trochoidal and plunge/variable plunge mill with one tool.
The production and manufacturing benefit of hybrid cutting tool geometries is in the flexibility to choose the best possible manufacturing process with a fraction of the tooling library. This new multiple-application hybrid geometry can be applied to most materials in virtually any metal machining industry. This trend in cutting tool geometries will force programmers and machinists to challenge their machining processes and the way they currently evaluate tooling.