S224 face grooving system
Paul Horn GmbH in Tübingen has expanded its range of face grooving products. To accommodate axial grooving operations with diameters ranging from 38 mm to 1,000 mm (1.496" to 39.370"), Horn is now offering new holder variants for the S224 grooving system. The tool manufacturer is extending its modular concept so that various types of cartridge can be clamped using a single base holder. The internal coolant supply allows direct cooling in the contact zone while simultaneously increasing tool life. In addition, the high coolant pressure ensures improved chip removal from the groove. Thanks to the wide range of chipbreaker geometries and substrates available with the S224 double-edged system, the tool system can be easily adapted to the machining task as well as the material to be machined.
Horn offers the axial holders in the following versions: LAK (left, external), RAK (right, external), LIK (left, internal) and RIK (right, internal). The maximum groove depth (tmax) is 14 mm (0.552"). Groove widths (w) range from 3 mm to 6 mm (0.118" to 0.236"). The internal coolant supply is via a transfer point on the base holder. However, the cartridges can also be used on older Horn holders without coolant transfer.