Patents Examined by Nicole N Ramos
  • Patent number: 11141795
    Abstract: A cutting tool, in particular for machining metal, is described. It comprises a tool main body that has at least one interface for receiving a cutting insert that can be attached to the tool main body. At least one cooling duct is provided in the tool main body and has, at its end on the interface side, an outlet section with an elongate outlet cross-section on the interface side. The tool main body is manufactured at least in sections by means of a generative manufacturing process. A method for manufacturing such a cutting tool is also presented.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 21, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 12, 2021
    Assignee: KENNAMETAL INC.
    Inventor: Sebastian Schleicher
  • Patent number: 11123811
    Abstract: Multiple grooves are provided on the outer circumferential surface of the body of an insert holder. A first holding surface of an insert first holding part, which is inserted between a groove bottom and a first protrusion, and a first protrusion surface of the first protrusion make surface contact and said surfaces are sloped so as to approach the groove bottom as the first end is approached. A second holding surface of an insert second holding part, which is inserted between the groove bottom and a second protrusion, and a second protrusion surface of the second protrusion make surface contact and said surface are sloped so as to approach the groove bottom as the second end is approached.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 6, 2016
    Date of Patent: September 21, 2021
    Assignee: OSG CORPORATION
    Inventors: Jiro Osawa, Tomonori Yoda
  • Patent number: 11117202
    Abstract: The present disclosure's technical object is to provide a high feed cutting insert capable of providing a sufficient entering angle while ensuring rigidity of a cutting tool's bottom part.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 13, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 14, 2021
    Assignee: KORLOY INC.
    Inventors: Sang Yong Lee, Young Nam Choi, Jae Man Park
  • Patent number: 11117201
    Abstract: The technical problem to be solved by the present disclosure is to provide a single-sided high feed cutting insert which can have increased edge strength and reduced cutting load so as to be suitable for high feed machining. To this end, the single-sided high feed cutting insert of the present disclosure comprises: a short cutting edge disposed between a major surface and a short lateral surface; a long cutting edge disposed between the major surface and a long lateral surface; and a corner cutting edge disposed between the short cutting edge and the long cutting edge, wherein the short cutting edge has an outwardly convex curved shape when viewed from the major surface, and a minor surface has a straight shape when viewed from the short and long lateral surfaces, respectively.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 15, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 14, 2021
    Assignee: KORLOY INC.
    Inventors: Sang Yong Lee, Young Nam Choi, Jae Man Park
  • Patent number: 11110527
    Abstract: A cutting insert 10 comprises a peripheral side surface 16 comprising a plurality of peripheral side surface parts 16A-16H formed so as to be in rotational symmetry with respect to a central axis AX. In the cutting insert 10, a second end surface 14 is provided with a plurality of inclined surface parts 13A-13H formed so as to be in rotational symmetry with respect to the central axis AX and to be recessed from a peripheral edge part 14A.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 22, 2019
    Date of Patent: September 7, 2021
    Assignee: TUNGALOY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Haruki Kumoi, Ryuichi Saji
  • Patent number: 11110526
    Abstract: A cutting insert according to the present disclosure includes a first surface, a second surface, a side surface, and a cutting edge. The first surface has a rake face continuous to the cutting edge. The cutting edge has a corner cutting edge, a flat cutting edge, and a main cutting edge. The rake face has a first rake face portion, a second rake face portion, and a third rake face portion, the first rake face portion being continuous to the flat cutting edge, the second rake face portion being continuous to the main cutting edge, the third rake face portion being continuous to the corner cutting edge and being located between the first rake face portion and the second rake face portion. The rake face is provided with a level difference portion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 30, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 7, 2021
    Assignee: Sumitomo Electric Hardmetal Corp.
    Inventors: Yusuke Koike, Yasuyuki Kanada, Atsuhiko Maeta, Tomoyuki Fukuyama, Yoshinari Nagami, Yuta Morisaki
  • Patent number: 11103938
    Abstract: An indexable and double-sided round cutting insert includes an upper and lower side. A center axis extends between the upper and lower side and a median plane extends perpendicular to the center axis and is situated halfway between the upper and lower side. A side surface has an upper and lower positive clearance surface at an upper positive clearance angle with respect to an upper cutting edge and a lower positive clearance angle with respect to a lower cutting edge. A plurality of protrusions extends along the side surface and protrude in a radial direction perpendicular to the center axis. Each protrusion includes an outer surface, which along the center axis, extends such that a first radial distance from the center axis to the outer surface in the median plane is at least equal to or greater than a second radial distance from the center axis to the outer surface.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 20, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 31, 2021
    Assignee: SANDVIK INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY AB
    Inventors: David Bonhoure, Marc Rue, Jean-Philippe Bruneau
  • Patent number: 11097364
    Abstract: The invention relates to a method and a machine tool for hard finishing toothed gearing, particularly internally toothed portions (3), in which method a toothed hard finishing tool (W) which rotates about its axis of rotation is brought into rolling machining engagement with the machined toothed gearing in one pass or in a plurality of passes of differing radial infeed depth under an advance motion with a direction component parallel to the axis of rotation (C) of the machined toothed gearing and under a non-null axis crossing angle, and material is removed from the machined toothed gearing with a tooth flank region (4a) of the machine tool gearing with tooth thickness increasing in the tooth trace direction from the end face (5) facing the machined toothed gearing.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 17, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 24, 2021
    Assignee: GLEASON-PFAUTER MASCHINENFABRIK GMBH
    Inventors: Karl Schäferling, Johannes Brogni
  • Patent number: 11097351
    Abstract: A cutting tool includes a cutting insert comprising a top surface, a bottom surface, a clamping surface for abutting a clamp, a cutting edge, a hole extending through the insert from the bottom surface to the clamping surface, and a channel extending from the clamping surface to proximate the cutting edge, and a tool holder comprising a tool holder body having a pocket for receiving the insert, a clamp for contacting the clamping surface and clamping the insert in the pocket, and a tool holder passage in the body in flow communication with the hole in the insert. A cutting insert is also provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 14, 2012
    Date of Patent: August 24, 2021
    Assignee: Seco Tools AB
    Inventor: Volker Höfermann
  • Patent number: 11090732
    Abstract: Rotating tool holder mountable on a revolving multi-station tool holder turret of a numerically controlled lathe or turning/milling center, the tool holder including a support body that is removably fixable to the turret and including a shaft that is rotatable around a rotation axis and releasably connectable to a drive of said turret, the tool holder further including a motorized drive arrangement that rotates a main body with respect to the support body around a rotation axis autonomously and independently of the rotation of the shaft, in order to position a seat of a cutting/drilling tool, provided on the main body, in a preset angular position.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 28, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 17, 2021
    Assignee: M.T. S.R.L.
    Inventors: Gianluca Marchetti, Paolo Leonardi
  • Patent number: 11077503
    Abstract: Provided are a machining method and a machining device that can reduce the displacement from a target round shape due to elastic deformation after machining, and can shorten the time required to machine a target round shape in the work. A machining method machines a round hole in a work, and includes: a hole-shape acquisition step of acquiring a shape of a hole of the work; an inverted-shape acquisition step of inverting the shape of the hole acquired at the hole-shape acquisition step relative to a target round shape to acquire an inverted shape; and an inverted-shape machining step of machining the hole in accordance with the inverted shape acquired at the inverted-shape acquisition step.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 4, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 3, 2021
    Assignee: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHI KIKAISHA
    Inventor: Hiroki Nonaka
  • Patent number: 11065697
    Abstract: Key cutting apparatus for cutting a new key to replicate an existing key. The apparatus comprising a reader determining the type of key blank to be cut and the required shape for the blank to be cut to. A plurality of magazines for retaining a supply of a number of different types of key blanks are provided. A key cutter is provided for cutting a new key from a blank in response to the measured shape of the existing key. A key carrying arrangement is provided to fetch a required key blank from a respective magazine and take the required key blank to the key cutter.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 11, 2019
    Date of Patent: July 20, 2021
    Assignee: ICONX LTD
    Inventors: David Anthony Horsfall, Polly Crowther
  • Patent number: 11059116
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to a method for gear skiving a workpiece, wherein: in a first step, the geometry of a tool, in particular of a skiving wheel, is measured for the machining of the workpiece in a state clamped in an apparatus for gear skiving machining; and in a subsequent further step, machining kinematics are determined for the gear skiving in dependence on the measured geometry of the tool characterized in that the absolute location of a cutting edge of the tool in the apparatus is determined in the first step.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 10, 2018
    Date of Patent: July 13, 2021
    Assignee: LIEBHERR-VERZAHNTECHNIK GMBH
    Inventor: Robert Würfel
  • Patent number: 11059104
    Abstract: A cutting tool may include a holder and a cutting insert. The cutting insert may include a ridge including a corner and a first side. The holder may include a first flow path extending along a first central axis, and a second flow path extending along a second central axis. A line obtained by extending the first central axis may be a first imaginary line, and a line obtained by extending the second central axis may be a second imaginary line, each of the first imaginary line and the second imaginary line is inclined downward. An intersection of the first imaginary line and the second imaginary line is located outside of the cutting insert in a plan view. The first imaginary line intersects with the ridge and the second imaginary line intersects with the first side at a side closer to the second end than the first imaginary line.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 22, 2018
    Date of Patent: July 13, 2021
    Assignee: KYOCERA Corporation
    Inventor: Youji Kobayashi
  • Patent number: 11059115
    Abstract: A gear machining apparatus creates a gear on a workpiece W by moving a gear cutting tool relatively with respect to the workpiece along the direction of the rotation axis of the workpiece W while synchronously rotating the gear cutting tool and the workpiece. One of a workpiece rotation speed controlling portion and a tool rotation speed controlling portion varies the rotation speed of one of the workpiece and the gear cutting tool and the other one of the workpiece rotation speed controlling portion and the tool rotation speed controlling portion synchronizes the rotation speed of the other one of the workpiece and the gear cutting tool with one of the rotation speed of the workpiece and the gear cutting tool.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 11, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 13, 2021
    Assignee: JTEKT CORPORATION
    Inventors: Daichi Kanda, Takaaki Hashimoto, Yuji Sasaki, Yoshihiko Yamada, Hisashi Otani, Yoshitaro Ohsaki
  • Patent number: 11052465
    Abstract: A turning insert arranged for longitudinal turning of metal work pieces includes a nose cutting edge that slopes from a trailing cutting edge in direction towards a leading cutting edge. A turning tool is also disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 16, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 6, 2021
    Assignee: SECO TOOLS AB
    Inventor: Mats Jonsson
  • Patent number: 11052498
    Abstract: An invertible part loading system includes a pallet adapted for holding articles for machining, a frame adapted for receiving the pallet, and latching mechanisms adapted for holding the pallet within the frame. A support structure is adapted to support the frame above a machining tool. An axle rotatably couples the frame with the support structure for allowing the pallet to be inverted, enabling the articles to face the machining tool from above, which allows chips of material to fall away from the articles. The axle rotates about a pivot axis aligned centrally through the frame. The pallet is adapted for rapid transfer on and off the part loading system via a compatible loading and storage assembly to reduce machining down time between swapping pallets. A two-sided pallet may be adapted to enable switching between parts, or between two sides of the same part, by inverting the pallet via the axle.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 14, 2019
    Date of Patent: July 6, 2021
    Assignee: Modig Machine Tool US Inc.
    Inventor: David Erik Gustav Modig
  • Patent number: 11052463
    Abstract: A turret tool post includes a turning part having a plurality of turret surfaces on which tools for machining a workpiece are mounted, the turning part being configured to select any one of the tools for use in the machining of the workpiece by turning; a non-turning part on which a laser head of a laser machining device different from the tool is mounted, the non-turning part being arranged inside the turning part, an optical fiber cable being connected to the laser head; and a cut part (machinable part) that allows machining by the laser head to the workpiece under a state in which the laser head is selected.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 19, 2018
    Date of Patent: July 6, 2021
    Assignees: Citizen Watch Co., Ltd., Citizen Machinery Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Atsushi Aoyagi
  • Patent number: 11052501
    Abstract: In one example, an on-wing apparatus for in-situ cutting on a wing-to-fuselage attachment includes a first linear bearing disposed on a first mount plate to move in a first direction. A second linear bearing is disposed on a second mount plate to move in a second direction. The second mount plate is attached to the first linear bearing. A tool mounting member is attached to the second linear bearing. A cutter is attached to the tool mounting member to be adjustable, relative to the second linear bearing, in a rotational direction around an adjustment axis. One of the first direction and the second direction is a depth direction of the cut parallel to the adjustment axis, and the other is a length direction of the cut. A width position of the cut is determined by rotational adjustment of the cutter with respect to the second linear bearing in the rotational direction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 21, 2020
    Date of Patent: July 6, 2021
    Assignee: The Government of the United States of America, as represented by the Secretary of Homeland Security
    Inventors: Mark Midyette, Craig Deen, Harlon Parchment
  • Patent number: 11052472
    Abstract: A cutting insert includes a rake face configuring one of polygonal surfaces, a seating surface configuring the other one of the polygonal surfaces, and a side surface connecting the rake face and the seating surface to each other. The cutting insert has a cutting edge portion including a main cutting edge located in a side portion of the rake face, a subsidiary cutting edge connected to the main cutting edge, and a corner cutting edge connected to the subsidiary cutting edge and located in a corner portion of the rake face. The side surface includes a flank face and a connection surface which are adjacent to each other in a thickness direction via a boundary line. The connection surface is located on the seating surface side, and is located outside than an extension line of the flank face.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 25, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 6, 2021
    Assignee: MOLDINO TOOL ENGINEERING, LTD.
    Inventors: Masashi Noshita, Hayato Takahashi