Figure 10-23.--Staggered-tooth side milling cutter.
Staggered Tooth Cutters
You can sharpen staggered tooth milling cutters
Figure 10-24.--Tooth rest mounted on the wheelhead in grinding
a helical-tooth cutter.
method, grind all of the teeth on one side of the cutter.
1. Mount the cutter on a mandrel held between
Then, turn the cutter over and grind all of the teeth on
the other side.
2. Fasten the tooth rest holder to the wheelhead.
There is, however, a method you can use to sharpen
3. Grind the tool rest blade to the helix angle of the
all of the cutter's teeth in one setting (see setup, fig.
10-13, view A). Follow the steps listed here:
Figure 10-25.--Tooth rest blades for staggered tooth cutters.