TungSlot – Piston Head – AH725


Customer was making the slot on the piston using a solid carbide endmill. This process took a lot of time. Tungaloy suggested to use a slotting cutter with an angled milling head.

Industry Heavy
Component Piston Head
Material ISO code P - SteelP - Steel
Work material Alloy steel
Machine(spindle type) CNC Lathe
Tool family Milling
Tool category Slotting
Product name TungThinSlit
TSR No. 322M
Piston Head


Tungaloy Competitor
Body TSV05R100-8 Solid endmill
Effective number of teeth 5 4
Cutting diameter 100 8
Insert TXKX04H304TN-MJ
Number of cutting edges 6 1
Grade AH725 PVD

Cutting conditions

Tungaloy Competitor
Cutting speed V/c (mm/min) 120 50
Feed per tooth f/z (mm/t) 0.15 0.05
Feed speed Vf (mm/min) 382 400
Depth of cut ap (mm) 20 5
Width of cut ae (mm) 8 8
Coolant Dry Dry