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ProfitTurning™ is a productive and secure cutting method for high speed lathe roughing cycles. This new technology is based on an engagement control strategy and tool selection. ProfitTurning™ helps eliminate the adverse effects of traditional turning methods.


Taking the Plunge in Turning Operations
When using traditional turning methods on heat-resistant and hard materials such as superalloys large engagement angles and inconsistent chip load can occur at both tool entry and exit. Employing traditional
plunge methods on such workpieces may also result in uneven rest materials with irregular surfaces.

Furthermore, Traditional Turning methods can cause adverse effects during the cutting process, such as heavy tool load, high and irregular cutting forces, vibration and poor chip control. A key factor when
high-speed machining these hard materials is maintaining a constant chip load, which remains vital when machining quality parts and prolonging tool life. In particular, if a chip load is too low or too high, that may cause the tool to wear faster causing many unwanted outcomes. These unwanted outcomes may include chips so large that they cannot get out
of the cutter's way fast enough. For example, if a tool is cutting deep down in a slot the chips will have a hard time getting out of the way quick enough, which
may cause the tool to break. Another adverse outcome of a low chip load is a rubbing effect, which prevents the machine from making clean chips, and
will also heat up both the tool and the material, drastically reducing tool life. Therefore, maintaining a constant chip


ProfitTurning Capabilities
ESPRIT features a new and innovative lathe roughing strategy, ProfitTurning™ which helps eliminate the adverse effects of traditional turning methods. ProfitTurning is a high-speed cutting method added as an additional cutting strategy in ESPRIT’s existing Roughing and Grooving cycles. ProfitTurning is a
productive and secure cutting method that enables manufacturers to make more efficient cuts with consistent chip loads and cutting forces, thereby reducing tool wear and decreasing cycle time. This is achieved using a toolpath algorithm based on an engagement control strategy, which allows for consistent cutting forces universally, and achieves the highest level of productivity.

  • Triple tool life

  • Ideal for cutting hard materials and super alloys with thin walls

  • Reduce cycle time by 25%

  • Reduced vibration and irregular cutting forces

  • Reduce cost per part by 60%

  • Higher feed rate and side loaded cutting

  • Near constant chip load

  • Alternate cut direction with smooth transitions


Efficient Technology

The ProfitTurning™ cutting strategy in ESPRIT features a toolpath that maintains consistent chip load and cutting forces, allowing cutting speeds to be significantly increased. By employing controlled engagement techniques using round inserts, the ProfitTurning™ toolpath also reduces vibration and residual stresses,
making it particularly useful for thin walls or hard materials, such as superalloys. This innovative cutting strategy results in significantly reduced machine cycle time and cost per part, allowing for increased productivity and making it the ultimate turning solution.

ProfiTurning uses round inserts or the full radius of groove tools to achieve higher feeds rates, in order to maintain a constant or near constant chip load. This is referred to as the chip thinning effect. In addition, ProfitTurning reduces vibration and irregular cutting forces, which can result in poor surface finish and cutting tool damage by using round inserts with engagement control. In turn this makes ProfiTurning ideal for cutting hard materials and super alloys with thin walls,



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