Holder Adapted For Tools Of Different Shape Patents (Class 407/99)
  • Publication number: 20150016899
    Abstract: The invention relates to a cutting insert (1) for cutting a thread, having a base surface (2), a top surface (3), and lateral surfaces (4, 5, 6, 7) which connect the base surface (2) and the top surface (3) to each other. Multiple cutting teeth (8) which are arranged in a row (33, 34) and which comprise cutting edges (9) are formed on the top surface (3). The top surface (3) has opposing regions (31, 32) which slope downward towards the outside from a center (10) and on each of which a row (33, 34) of cutting teeth is arranged. The regions (31, 32) are rotated relative to one another about an axis (X). In this manner, a cutting insert (1) is provided which can be produced in a simple manner and which has a long service life.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 28, 2012
    Publication date: January 15, 2015
    Inventor: Walter Baernthaler
  • Publication number: 20140377022
    Abstract: Cutter head for accommodating multiple cutters, wherein the cutter head has a separate receptacle opening for each of the cutters, and wherein the cutter head comprises clamping means for clamping the cutters in the receptacle openings. A cavity is implemented in the cutter head in the region of at least one of the receptacle openings, which is separated by a thin wall or layer from this receptacle opening, and the cavity can be filled with a fluid and a pressure can be applied thereto.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 19, 2014
    Publication date: December 25, 2014
    Inventors: Christian Brieden, Martin Zagromski, Leif Heckes, J├╝rgen Gsell
  • Publication number: 20140086696
    Abstract: A double-sided cutting insert may generally comprise a top surface, a bottom surface, at least one side surface interconnecting the top surface and the bottom surface and forming at least one cutting edge, a through hole extending between the top surface and bottom surface, wherein each of the top surface and bottom surface comprise at least one anti-rotation element. The cutting insert may comprise a single anti-rotation element on the top surface and a single anti-rotation element on the bottom surface. The anti-rotation element may be proximate to the through hole. A cutting tool using the cutting inserts, as well as methods of making and using the same are also described.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 25, 2012
    Publication date: March 27, 2014
    Applicant: Kennametal Inc.
    Inventors: X. Daniel Fang, Jean-Luc Dufour, David J. Wills
  • Publication number: 20130216319
    Abstract: A toolholder for holding a plurality of types of removable cutting inserts is provided. The toolholder includes a toolholder body having an insert-receiving recess. The recess includes an insert abutment surface for abutting a corresponding insert supporting surface of an insert. The insert abutment surface includes a first portion that abuts a first insert supporting surface of a first type of cutting insert and a second portion abuts a second insert supporting surface of a second type of cutting insert.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 27, 2011
    Publication date: August 22, 2013
    Applicant: SECO TOOLS AB
    Inventors: Benjamin Michelet, Bertrand Riviere
  • Patent number: 8192116
    Abstract: An adaptive device for use as a tool holder for manual and computer numerical controlled lathes is provided to retain and use tools of various sizes, including those intended for use on CNC lathes and on mills. The device includes a sleeve, which includes an inner-tapered surface, a neck and an opening, and a threaded member sized to fit through the neck in the opening. The adaptive device may further include one or more shoulders and/or grooves on the exterior of the sleeve, and/or a retaining member fitted to the threaded section, and may include an embodiment where the sleeve is integrated into a tool holder and/or where the threaded member is constructed to permit fluid flow into the tool holder.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 1, 2009
    Date of Patent: June 5, 2012
    Assignee: KVK Industries, LLC
    Inventor: Norman Keith Sturm
  • Publication number: 20110150586
    Abstract: Insert pockets of tool holders configured to accommodate multiple differently-shaped cutting inserts are disclosed. Cutting tool holders and cutting tool systems are also disclosed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 18, 2009
    Publication date: June 23, 2011
    Applicant: TDY Industries, Inc.
    Inventors: X. Daniel Fang, Jean-Luc Dufour, David J. Wills
  • Publication number: 20100316454
    Abstract: A tool holder as a carrier tool for a cutting tool for turning, milling and drilling applications for the machining of primarily metal materials, having an incorporated receiving recess with seat walls for receiving a cutting body, wherein the cutting body is fastened with fastening means.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 28, 2008
    Publication date: December 16, 2010
    Inventors: Wolfgang Zitzlaff, Otto Eder, Holger Rusch
  • Patent number: 7575399
    Abstract: A self contained, toolless quick change tool holder for trigon cutter inserts on machine tools comprises a housing having at least one seat portion which is adapted to receive and conform to the shape of a variant shaped cutter insert. A fork is mounted in the insert housing and is movable within the insert housing. The fork engages a variant shaped cutter insert. A locking mechanism is contained within the housing and has a clamp position which forces the clamp portion to engage a variant shaped cutter insert and a release position which forces the clamp portion to disengage from a variant shaped cutter insert to allow removal and replacement of said variant shaped shaped cutter insert. The locking mechanism moves between the release position and the clamp position.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 28, 2007
    Date of Patent: August 18, 2009
    Inventor: Charles A. Van Horssen
  • Patent number: 7422395
    Abstract: A tool holder includes a main part, and an angular pressing member; the main part has a fitting portion at one end, and holding portion adjacent to a front edge of and lower than the fitting portion; the angular pressing member has a recessed holding portion, which has a receiving hole, and a protruding portion therein; a pad is screwed onto the holding portion, and a tool is fixed on the pad to be closely in touch with the front edge of the fitting portion; the angular pressing member is screwed onto the fitting portion such that the recessed holding portion fits over a rear portion of the tool, and the protruding portion is pressed against an upper side of the tool, and an edge of the tool closely touches an edge of the recessed holding portion, and a rear tip of the tool is received in the receiving hole.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 15, 2006
    Date of Patent: September 9, 2008
    Inventor: Hsien-Jen Huang
  • Publication number: 20070280790
    Abstract: A tool holder includes a shank portion, a head portion that includes an insert pocket defined by a seat surface, a first or radial support sidewall and a second or axial support sidewall, and a spherical contact point protruding from one of the first and second support sidewalls. The spherical contact point minimizes a contact area between a cutting insert mounted in the insert pocket and one of the first and second support sidewalls of the insert pocket. In one embodiment, the radial support sidewall includes two spherical contact points, and the axial support sidewall includes one spherical contact point. The spherical contact point may be formed by inserting a rivet-like structure into an aperture formed in the support sidewalls of the pocket.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 31, 2006
    Publication date: December 6, 2007
    Inventor: Jeffrey F. Kovac
  • Patent number: 7219584
    Abstract: An indexible turning tool for chip forming machining, includes a holder equipped with insert pockets receiving replaceable inserts, as well as a securing portion intended to be received in a tool machine. At least one of the replaceable inserts has a main plane that extends laterally in relation to the tool's axial direction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 23, 2005
    Date of Patent: May 22, 2007
    Assignee: Sandvik Intellectual Property AB
    Inventor: Daniel Edler
  • Patent number: 7179021
    Abstract: A cutting insert holder for releasably clamping a quadrilateral cutting insert in a predetermined clamping position, the cutting insert having a through bore and a non-obtuse insert mounting corner. The cutting insert holder includes a clamping portion formed with a wedge supporting surface and a locking pin received in the through bore. A clamping wedge abuts the wedge supporting surface and has an insert receiving pocket with a pair of pocket side walls forming an insert receiving corner for receiving the insert mounting corner. In a top view of the base surface a normal to the wedge supporting surface passing through a center of the locking pin passes through a first pocket side wall of the pair of pocket side walls.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 20, 2005
    Date of Patent: February 20, 2007
    Assignee: Iscar Ltd.
    Inventor: Philip Shaheen
  • Patent number: 7052214
    Abstract: A diagonal ledge (22) is machined into each of the sidewalls (20) of the holder (12) with the ledges (22) crossing one another at an intersection B and the holder (12) is characterized by the bottom (18) of the pocket separating the ledges (22) to define a space between the ledges (22). A cutting insert (24) is characterized by a raised portion (32) on each face (26) thereof to present a pair of parallel and spaced shoulders (34) on each face (26) with the shoulders (34) on the first face (26) crossing the shoulders (34) on the second face (26). The assembly (10) is characterized by the shoulder (34) on the first face (26) seated on one of the ledges (22) and the shoulder (34) on the second face (26) seated on the other of the ledges (22) with a pair (28, 30) of cutting edges exposed for cutting. When worn, the insert (24) may be flipped one hundred and eighty degrees for exposing the other pair of cutting edges (28, 30).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 2, 2002
    Date of Patent: May 30, 2006
    Inventor: Daniel L. Janness
  • Patent number: 7021182
    Abstract: An indexible turning tool for chip forming machining, includes a holder equipped with insert pockets receiving replaceable inserts, as well as a securing portion intended to be received in a tool machine. At least one of the replaceable inserts has a main plane that extends laterally in relation to the tool's axial direction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 27, 2003
    Date of Patent: April 4, 2006
    Assignee: Sandvik Intellectual Property AB
    Inventor: Daniel Edler
  • Patent number: 6901642
    Abstract: A cutting tool includes a holder and at lest two first cutting inserts. The holder has a number of insert pockets in order to receive those cutting inserts. The cutting inserts are mounted in the holder such that their radially outermost portions lie substantially in an imaginary circle. The circle constitutes an effective diameter of the cutting tool. The cutting tool, in addition, includes at least one second cutting insert provided for a machining operation different from that of the first cutting inserts. The second cutting insert is spaced radially inwardly from the circle.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 24, 2003
    Date of Patent: June 7, 2005
    Assignee: Seco Tools AB
    Inventor: Christer Rydberg
  • Publication number: 20030180105
    Abstract: A tool-holding seat includes a seat body having a flat bottom face and a flat top face opposite to the flat bottom face. The seat body is formed with a plurality of parallel spaced apart bit-retention holes which extend inwardly from the flat top face. Each of the bit-retention holes is capable of retaining a workpiece-driving bit therein, and defines an axial line along the length thereof. The axial line of each of the bit-retention holes is inclined relative to the flat bottom face at an acute angle. A magnetic piece is embedded in the seat body adjacent to the flat bottom face.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 21, 2002
    Publication date: September 25, 2003
    Inventor: Chieh-Jen Hsiao
  • Patent number: 5942261
    Abstract: A modeling tool for use with moldable materials having a handle with at least one end, a recess in the end for receiving an end-portion of a wire-end which is releasably secured to the handle. The wire-end may take on a variety of shapes, sizes, thicknesses, and cross-sectional shapes; and it can be made from a multitude of materials. The modeling tool has a threaded handle end for receiving a wire-end end-portion disposed within at least one groove of an at least partially threaded pin. The modeling tools could include a second end of the handle having a recess for receiving an end-portion of a second wire-end which can, also, be releasably secured to the handle.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 8, 1997
    Date of Patent: August 24, 1999
    Inventor: Karen M. Dreith
  • Patent number: 5322395
    Abstract: A tool has a tool body which defines a first seat into which is secured an anvil. The anvil and the tool body define a second seat into which a backup plate is located. The backup plate has a longitudinally extending groove which is used to locate a form tool cutting insert. A first clamp assembly exerts a clamping force on the insert and backup plate against the anvil in a first direction. A second clamp assembly exerts a clamping force on the insert and backup plate against the anvil in a second direction, the second direction being approximately 90.degree. to the first direction. The insert has a cutting surface of a predetermined configuration on two opposite sides such that indexing of the cutting insert 180.degree. will position the opposite cutting surface in the machining ready position. The backup plate has a complementary predetermined configuration to support each of the cutting surfaces of the insert. The clamping of the insert and backup plate against the anvil in two directions approximately 90.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 9, 1992
    Date of Patent: June 21, 1994
    Inventor: Larry M. Cole
  • Patent number: 5222841
    Abstract: A system is provided for a set of form tools which utilize a common shank to be able to machine a number of different shapes. A pad is provided which sits between the cutting tool and the shank where the pad is of such a shape and dimension as to provide support for the cutting member, the shank being merely a mounting device. The cutting member and pad may be wider or narrower than the shank and may either extend forward of the shank or behind the forward edge of the shank.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 12, 1992
    Date of Patent: June 29, 1993
    Assignee: Graco Inc.
    Inventor: Boris E. Simkhovich
  • Patent number: 4899793
    Abstract: A duplicating system, especially for use with a multipurpose woodworking machine capable of performing lathe turning operations. The system includes a support table, a carriage adapted to be slidably mounted on the machine, and a locking rack and pinion for raising and lowering the table relative to the carriage. A tool support is positioned on the table and includes a base having a low friction pad for engaging the table top, a follower for contacting a pattern, and a multi-edge cutting tool rotatably mounted on a tool rod for engaging a workpiece. An insert guide is mounted on the tool rod to hold the cutting tool in position. The base has a set screw which engages a circumferential groove in the shank of the tool rod so that the cutting tool can be quickly and accurately positioned relative to the follower.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 10, 1989
    Date of Patent: February 13, 1990
    Assignee: Shopsmith, Inc.
    Inventors: Steven A. Snyder, Jack Smith, David D. Flora, Robert L. Bartlett
  • Patent number: 4600341
    Abstract: A pocket reducing insert for the pocket of an A.N.S.I. toolholder designed to nestingly accept a first cutting insert of a predetermined size and shape is in the form of a notched body of such size and shape to be nestingly received within the toolholder pocket, and the notch of the body is of such size and shape to nestingly accept a second cutting insert of smaller size or smaller size and different shape than the one which the A.N.S.I. toolholder is designed to accept. When the reducing insert is placed within the toolholder pocket, the toolholder pocket can nestingly accept the second cutting insert. An associated clamping assembly when used in combination with the reducing insert, for holding the second cutting insert within the toolholder pocket is particularly well-suited for use during machining operations during which machining pressure tends to pull the second cutting insert out of the pocket.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 12, 1985
    Date of Patent: July 15, 1986
    Inventor: Harry B. Board
  • Patent number: 4573832
    Abstract: Single or multiple recessing tool with cutting plates loosely mounted in an opening of the holder with the cutting plates, possibly using shortened gage block-like supplemental plates, clamped against the bottom and one side wall of the opening by means of an essentially L-shaped mounting frame overlapping the plates of the plate package from above and one side with a clamping pressure component being produced when clamping the mounting frame against the bottom via a wedge ramp lateral to the side wall and with adjusting ribs being arranged on the bottom of the opening and/or the bottom side of the upper clamping leg of the mounting frame engaging into the fitting grooves of all of the plates.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 5, 1983
    Date of Patent: March 4, 1986
    Assignee: Firma Zinner GmbH
    Inventor: Karl Zinner
  • Patent number: 4487240
    Abstract: A blade holding arrangement for cutter spindles or cutter heads which are adapted to be equipped with reversible blades. The arrangement including radially adjustable blade holders in the form of drawn profile sections, with the blades adapted to be pressed against guide shoulders of the cutter spindles or cutter heads. The blade holders are provided with a reinforcing elevation or projection that slopes downward in a direction of the guide shoulders. A groove, extending in parallel to the reinforcing elevation or projection, is provided in the blade holder adjacent the reinforcing elevation or projection on a radially inner side of the blade holder.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 9, 1981
    Date of Patent: December 11, 1984
    Assignee: Eugen Lutz GmbH & Co Maschinenfabrik
    Inventor: Otto Bergler
  • Patent number: 4393735
    Abstract: A cutting plate carrier insertable in a holder of a machine tool, in particular a lathe tool. The carrier has a plane base surface and a substantially circular plan, the axis of which coincides with the axis of a central screw thread. The cutting plate carrier is provided with a recess for a polygonal cutting plate having a central bore. The cutting plate can be fixed in the recess by means of a clamping screw which can be screwed into the central screw thread. For the cutting plate, the recess has a plane supporting surface arranged parallel to the base surface and a number of bearing surfaces corresponding to the number of lateral surfaces of the cutting plate and extending parallel thereto. These bearing surfaces are arranged at the same distance (a) from the central screw thread. A second screw thread for screwing in a retaining screw inserted into the holder from below is provided parallel to the central screw thread.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 14, 1980
    Date of Patent: July 19, 1983
    Assignee: Komet Stahlhalter- und Werkzeugfabrik Robert Breuning GmbH
    Inventors: Otto Eckle, Helmut Veigel
  • Patent number: 4193638
    Abstract: A particularly better rotary cutter for a road planing machine and the like has special holders provided with multi-sided tapered sockets extending generally tangential to the drum surface. A multiple tip cutting bit suitable for use with the aforementioned cutter has two or more tips symmetrically and equidistantly spaced about the projected centerline of an integral tapered shank. The shank has a multi-sided cross-sectional shape corresponding in arrangement to the pattern of the cutting tips, such that the bit can be indexed in its holder to place any selected one of the cutting tips in the operative position.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 12, 1978
    Date of Patent: March 18, 1980
    Assignee: Dresser Industries, Inc.
    Inventor: William G. Heckenhauer