Double clamp type
The double clamp type is for locking an insert (with a hole) into the main body of the holder pocket and side with a single action.
Lever lock type
This method uses an L shaped lever to clamp the insert on two walls of the insert pocket.
Wedge lock type
This method uses a double clamping method that locates the insert on the top face and depending on the insert geometry on either one or two side faces.
This method uses an insert with a tapered hole. The insert is located in the pocket using a screw.
This method uses a clamp that locates the insert by clamping on the top face of the insert. The clamp on type utilizes a breaker piece, so it is used for inserts without a breaker.
Cam lock type
This method uses a pin that is set of centre, thus when the cam is rotated it pushes the insert into the pocket and clamps.
The method to fit the insert to the tool holder is called the “clamp method,” each method categories by their various characteristics.
Below are some examples of various clamping methods.
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