ApplicationNo. 579541 filed on 09/10/1990
US Classes:407/110, Integral with holder407/102, With separate means to fasten tool to holder407/117INCLUDING CUT OFF TOOL
ExaminersPrimary: Schwartz, Larry I.
Assistant: Daulton, Julie R.
Attorney, Agent or Firm
International ClassB23P 015/28
Foreign Application Priority Data1989-09-12 NL
AbstractA cutting tool assembly wherein a replaceable cutting insert is clampingly held between a pair of clamping jaws of an insert holder which are respectively provided with pairs of clamping surfaces one pair of clamping surfaces being of uniformly curved cross-sectional shape, while the other pair of clamping surfaces being of non-uniformly curved cross-sectional shape; the arrangement being such that when the insert is clamped between the jaws the respective clamping surfaces contact each other along discrete, axially directed locations which are symmetrically disposed with respect to and axially spaced from a median plane of the insert.
Field of SearchWith separate means to fasten tool seat to holder
With separate means to fasten tool to holder
With means projecting through aperture to force tool laterally against reaction surface
Tilting clamp element and separate means to tilt same
Including tool holding clamp and clamp actuator
Wedge clamp element
Resiliently biased clamp jaw
Integral with holder
INCLUDING CUT OFF TOOL