COURSE NAME:Cutting Tools


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 Machine of all kinds, engines, instruments and machine tools are manufactured with extensive use of metal cutting, which whether carried out by means of machine tools is impossible without cutting tools

Cutting tools is an important elements of machining system upon which depends the accuracy of machined surface. It should perform its function while keeping the specified characteristics, dimensions, tool life and surface accuracy.



  • Apply the knowledge that are fundamental to tool rooms of engineering  plant  through out  the understanding of the principles of  tools materials tools properties, tools performance, tools design considerations and different types of tools characteristics
  • Utilize computing essential, information technology, and contemporary resources  necessary for  the needs of tools in CAMsystems

1-Tool materials

2-General problems of cutting tool design

3-Single point tools and form tool

4- Drills,  Core drills, Counter bores, Countersinks, Spotfacers and Reamers

5-Milling cutters

6- Broaches

7- Tools and cutting performance Chip formation

 Course Program:

   Day 1:


  • Properties of tool materials
  • Classification of tool material
  • Carbon tool steels
  • Alloy tool steels
  • High speed steels
  • Sintered carbides
  • Ceramic materials
  • Diamond
  • Continued development of tool materials
  • Tool geometry
  • Basic principles
  • Tool angle
  • Workshop drawing of the tool
  • Tool wedge diagram
  • Face tool wedge diagram
  • Flank tool wedge diagram
  • Technological angles


   Day 2:


  • Effect of tools on Mechanics of metal cutting (merchant's analysis, factors affecting cutting forces),
  • Effect of tools on cutting forces and Measurement of the cutting forces,
  • Empirical cutting force relationships in conventional cutting.
  • Effect of tools on  Heat in metal cutting.
  • Tool failure Tool life.
  • Effect of  Cutting fluids. On tool performance
  • Effect of tool on  Surface quality


   Day 3:


  • Single point tools and form tool
  • Purpose and principle types
  • Design principles
  • Single point tool geometry
  • Design features of carbide tips
  • Flat form tool
  • Circular form tool
  • Sharpening of form tools
  • Calculations of form tools


   Day 4:

  4- Drills,  Core drills, Counter bores, Countersinks, Spotfacers and Reamers

  • Purpose and principle types
  • Twist drill construction and geometry
  • Carbide-tipped drills
  • Elements of the drill point
  • Improving of the drill performance
  • Drill maintenance
  • Constructional elements of drills
  • Sharpening of twist drills
  • Twist drill production
  • Core drills
  • Counterbores
  • Countersinks
  • Spotfacers
  • Purpose and principle types
  • Cylindrical reamers
  • Shell reamers
  • Taper-pin reamers


   Day 5:


  5-Milling cutters


  • Purpose and principle types
  • Cutting elements of milling cutters
  • Design of milling cutters
  • Profile-sharpened milling cutters
  • Form-relieved milling cutters
  • Sharpening of milling cutters


6- Broaches

  • Purpose and principle types
  • Geometry of broaches
  • Design of broaches
  • Design considerations
  • Design calculations and empirical formulae


  • Production Engineers
  • Production technicians
  • Production Supervisors
  • Plant Engineers
  • Maintenance Superintendents
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