DoPent – Steel Rod Cutter – AH3225


DoPent, despite with unstable fixture, enabled stable machining with no vibration thanks to its light cutting action generated by 70˚ entry angle. As the result, 2 times increase in tool life was achieved. In addition, DoPent insert offers 2.5 times greater number of cutting edges per insert vs the competitor, providing reduced cost.

Industry Engineering
Component Steel rod cutter
Material ISO code P - SteelP - Steel
Work material SCM435
Machine(spindle type) Vertical Machining Center Middle(#40,HSK63)
Tool family Milling
Tool category Face milling
Product name DoPent
TSR No. 1646M
Steel rod cutter


Tungaloy Competitor
Body TEN09R100M31.7-05 45˚ face mill
Cutting diameter 100 100
Insert PNMU0905GNEN-MJ Positive inserts
Number of cutting edges 10 4
Grade AH3225 PVD

Cutting conditions

Tungaloy Competitor
Cutting speed V/c (mm/min) 251 251
Feed per tooth f/z (mm/t) 0.15 0.15
Feed speed Vf (mm/min) 600 600
Depth of cut ap (mm) 1 1
Width of cut ae (mm) 80 80
Coolant Air Air


Tool life2 times