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R25mm Diamond Toolholder Kit
Title
R25mm Diamond Toolholder Kit
Description

Diamond Toolholder's unique design provides a number of benefits over standard tooling, both in use and when sharpening. When cutting, 80 degree included angle of tool allows machinist to both turn and face in same setup, saving time and tooling. When it comes time to sharpen toolbit, simply clamp it in sharpening jig (supplied with Right Hand Toolholder kit) and grind. That's all there is to sharpening toolbit -- no complicated geometry, only one face needs grinding. Get prefect results every time!

R25mm Toolholder is perfect size for heavy-duty lathes capable of using 1" tooling. Toolholder uses 5/16" square toolbits and features a 1" x 1" shank size for increased ridgidity. "R" denotes a right hand toolholder, which will cut towards lathe headstock and will do facing cuts on stock to left side of tool. Left hand toolholders are also available.

Tool holder size will depend on a combination of size of your lathe and type of tool post fitted. Model number indicates distance in millimeters from bottom of tool post tool slot to lathe centerline. Check tool height and size of tool slot in tool post before purchasing.

R25mm Toolholder Kit includes:
- 1 Right Hand Toolholder
- 1 HSSTool Blank
- 1 Grinding Jig
- 1 Hex Key
- 1 Instructional DVD
- Helpful articles written by Rudy Kouhoupt & Desmond Burke

Diamond Toolholders Features and Tips | Toolholder in Action
FoR Inverted Parting Toolholder Features and Tips | Toolholder in Action
What Size Do I Need? | Right or Left Handed?

If backordered, shipping may take two to three weeks

 
Price
$180.00
Availability
Backordered
Order Code
BC263
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L25mm Diamond Toolholder
Title
L25mm Diamond Toolholder
Description

Diamond Toolholder's unique design provides a number of benefits over standard tooling, both in use and when sharpening. When cutting, 80 degree included angle of tool allows machinist to both turn and face in same setup, saving time and tooling. When it comes time to sharpen toolbit, simply clamp it in sharpening jig (supplied with Right Hand Toolholder kit) and grind. That's all there is to sharpening toolbit -- no complicated geometry, only one face needs grinding. Get prefect results every time!

L25mm Toolholder is perfect size for heavy-duty lathes capable of using 1" tooling. Toolholder uses 5/16" square toolbits and features a 1" x 1" shank size for increased ridgidity. "L" denotes a left hand toolholder, which will cut towards lathe tailstock and will do facing cuts on shoulders to right side of tool. Right hand toolholders are also available.

Tool holder size will depend on a combination of size of your lathe and type of tool post fitted. Model number indicates distance in millimeters from bottom of tool post tool slot to lathe centerline. Check tool height and size of tool slot in tool post before purchasing.

L25mm Toolholder includes:
- 1 Left Hand Toolholder
- 1 HSS Tool Blank

NOTE: This model includes the HSS tool blank only, assuming you already own Right Hand Diamond Toolholder, which comes with a Hex Key, Grinding Jig, DVD, and HSM article reprints.

Diamond Toolholders Features and Tips | Toolholder in Action
FoR Inverted Parting Toolholder Features and Tips | Toolholder in Action
What Size Do I Need? | Right or Left Handed?

If backordered, shipping may take two to three weeks

 
Price
$145.00
Availability
In Stock
Order Code
BC265
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R-L25mm Diamond Toolholder Combo
Title
R-L25mm Diamond Toolholder Combo
Description

25mm Toolholders are designed for heavier duty work on lathes using 25mm or 3/4" tooling.

Holders take both 5/16" and 8mm tools bits (square or round) as standard, but also have ability to use 1/4" or 6mm tool bits, using alternative clamp that can be purchased separately.

Smaller tool bits are more cost effective if you are normally taking cuts less than 6mm deep, they are also quicker to re-sharpen. Same grinding jig is able to sharpen 5/16", 1/4", 8mm, and 6mm tool bits.

Tool size will depend on a combination of size of your lathe and type of tool post fitted, Check tool height and size of tool post slot in your lathe before purchasing.

25 mm Toolholders include:
- 1 Right Hand Toolholder
- 1 Left Hand Toolholder
- 2 HSS Tool Blanks
- 1 Grinding Jig
- 1 Hex Key
- 1 Instructional DVD
- Helpful articles written by Rudy Kouhoupt & Desmond Burke

Diamond Toolholders Features and Tips | Toolholder in Action
FoR Inverted Parting Toolholder Features and Tips | Toolholder in Action
What Size Do I Need? | Right or Left Handed?

By buying this combo, you're saving a total of $30.00 versus what you would have paid by buying each tool separately.

If backordered, shipping may take two to three weeks

 
Price
$295.00
Availability
Backordered
Order Code
BC267PKG
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Crobalt Cutoff Blade for FoR Parting Tool
Title
Crobalt Cutoff Blade for FoR Parting Tool
Description

The FoR holder takes the common 1/2" x 3/32" tapered type parting blade, these also have a bevel on the top and bottom so that they lock securely into a holder.

The FoR Parting Tool Holder does not include a blade in the purchase, but these are widely available from several manufacturers and many suppliers worldwide. The blade is easily sharpened on any bench grinder and instructions for setting up, sharpening, and tips for best results, are included with the holder.

Blades are double bevel for use in Brown and Sharpe type holders. Can be used in either a right hand or a left hand holder.

Diamond Toolholders Features and Tips | Toolholder in Action
FoR Inverted Parting Toolholder Features and Tips | Toolholder in Action

 
Price
$70.00
Availability
Backordered
Order Code
BC210
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FoR 8mm Parting Tool
Title
FoR 8mm Parting Tool
Description

The FoR Inverted Parting Toolholder operates with the blade held in an upside down position and can be used on front or rear tool posts.

For lathes with a screw on chuck the holder must be used with a rear tool post.

Parting blade not included.

Diamond Toolholders Features and Tips | Toolholder in Action
FoR Inverted Parting Toolholder Features and Tips | Toolholder in Action

 
Price
$95.00
Availability
Backordered
Order Code
BC230
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FoR 8mm Parting Tool Combo
Title
FoR 8mm Parting Tool Combo
Description

The FoR (Front or Rear) Inverted Parting Toolholder INCLUDES a fine, high-strength Crobalt parting tool. The FoR operates with the blade held upside down and can be used in a front or rear tool post.

This model is specifically set for toolposts that accommodate the 8mm Diamond Toolholder.

ADVANTAGES:

1: The inverted blade design significantly reduces the chance of a jam-up and blade breakage.

2: Minimal side overhang and no front overhang help maximize rigidity.

3: Cutting takes place on the underside so swarf will tend to fall out of the groove rather than pile up on top of the cutting edge.

4: The lack of swarf on top of the blade means coolant is free to get right in to the cutting edge.

5: The horizontal mounting of the blade further reduces the chance of the blade pulling itself into the cut and is especially advantageous when turning brass and bronze.

6: Simple to resharpen as only the front face has to be ground.

Diamond Toolholders Features and Tips | Toolholder in Action
FoR Inverted Parting Toolholder Features and Tips | Toolholder in Action
What Size Do I Need? | Right or Left Handed?

 
Price
$150.00
Availability
Backordered
Order Code
BC236PKG
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FoR 9.5mm Parting Tool
Title
FoR 9.5mm Parting Tool
Description

The FoR Inverted Parting Toolholder operates with the blade held in an upside down position and can be used on front or rear tool posts.

For lathes with a screw on chuck the holder must be used with a rear tool post.

Parting blade not included.

Diamond Toolholders Features and Tips | Toolholder in Action
FoR Inverted Parting Toolholder Features and Tips | Toolholder in Action

 
Price
$95.00
Availability
Backordered
Order Code
BC269
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FoR 9.5mm Parting Tool Combo
Title
FoR 9.5mm Parting Tool Combo
Description

The FoR (Front or Rear) Inverted Parting Toolholder INCLUDES a fine, high-strength Crobalt parting tool. The FoR operates with the blade held upside down and can be used in a front or rear tool post.

This model is specifically set for toolposts that accommodate the 9.5mm Diamond Toolholder.

ADVANTAGES:

1: The inverted blade design significantly reduces the chance of a jam-up and blade breakage.

2: Minimal side overhang and no front overhang help maximize rigidity.

3: Cutting takes place on the underside so swarf will tend to fall out of the groove rather than pile up on top of the cutting edge.

4: The lack of swarf on top of the blade means coolant is free to get right in to the cutting edge.

5: The horizontal mounting of the blade further reduces the chance of the blade pulling itself into the cut and is especially advantageous when turning brass and bronze.

6: Simple to resharpen as only the front face has to be ground.

Diamond Toolholders Features and Tips | Toolholder in Action
FoR Inverted Parting Toolholder Features and Tips | Toolholder in Action
What Size Do I Need? | Right or Left Handed?

By buying this combo, you're saving a total of $15.00 versus what you would have paid by buying each tool separately.

 
Price
$150.00
Availability
Backordered
Order Code
BC235PKG
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FoR 12mm Parting Tool
Title
FoR 12mm Parting Tool
Description

The FoR Inverted Parting Toolholder operates with the blade held in an upside down position and can be used on front or rear tool posts.

For lathes with a screw on chuck the holder must be used with a rear tool post.

Parting blade not included.

Diamond Toolholders Features and Tips | Toolholder in Action
FoR Inverted Parting Toolholder Features and Tips | Toolholder in Action

 
Price
$105.00
Availability
In Stock
Order Code
BC270
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FoR 12mm Parting Tool Combo
Title
FoR 12mm Parting Tool Combo
Description

The FoR (Front or Rear) Inverted Parting Toolholder INCLUDES a fine, high-strength Crobalt parting tool. The FoR operates with the blade held upside down and can be used in a front or rear tool post.

This model is specifically set for toolposts that accommodate the 12mm Diamond Toolholder.

ADVANTAGES:

1: The inverted blade design significantly reduces the chance of a jam-up and blade breakage.

2: Minimal side overhang and no front overhang help maximize rigidity.

3: Cutting takes place on the underside so swarf will tend to fall out of the groove rather than pile up on top of the cutting edge.

4: The lack of swarf on top of the blade means coolant is free to get right in to the cutting edge.

5: The horizontal mounting of the blade further reduces the chance of the blade pulling itself into the cut and is especially advantageous when turning brass and bronze.

6: Simple to resharpen as only the front face has to be ground.

Diamond Toolholders Features and Tips | Toolholder in Action
FoR Inverted Parting Toolholder Features and Tips | Toolholder in Action
What Size Do I Need? | Right or Left Handed?

By buying this combo, you're saving a total of $15.00 versus what you would have paid by buying each tool separately.

 
Price
$160.00
Availability
In Stock
Order Code
BC234PKG
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FoR 16mm Parting Tool
Title
FoR 16mm Parting Tool
Description

The FoR Inverted Parting Toolholder operates with the blade held in an upside down position and can be used on front or rear tool posts.

For lathes with a screw on chuck the holder must be used with a rear tool post.

Parting blade not included.

Diamond Toolholders Features and Tips | Toolholder in Action
FoR Inverted Parting Toolholder Features and Tips | Toolholder in Action

 
Price
$105.00
Availability
Backordered
Order Code
BC271
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FoR 16mm Parting Tool Combo
Title
FoR 16mm Parting Tool Combo
Description

The FoR (Front or Rear) Inverted Parting Toolholder INCLUDES a fine, high-strength Crobalt parting tool. The FoR operates with the blade held upside down and can be used in a front or rear tool post.

This model is specifically set for toolposts that accommodate the 16mm Diamond Toolholder.

ADVANTAGES:

1: The inverted blade design significantly reduces the chance of a jam-up and blade breakage.

2: Minimal side overhang and no front overhang help maximize rigidity.

3: Cutting takes place on the underside so swarf will tend to fall out of the groove rather than pile up on top of the cutting edge.

4: The lack of swarf on top of the blade means coolant is free to get right in to the cutting edge.

5: The horizontal mounting of the blade further reduces the chance of the blade pulling itself into the cut and is especially advantageous when turning brass and bronze.

6: Simple to resharpen as only the front face has to be ground.

Diamond Toolholders Features and Tips | Toolholder in Action
FoR Inverted Parting Toolholder Features and Tips | Toolholder in Action
What Size Do I Need? | Right or Left Handed?

By buying this combo, you're saving a total of $15.00 versus what you would have paid by buying each tool separately.

 
Price
$160.00
Availability
Backordered
Order Code
BC272PKG
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FoR 20mm Parting Tool
Title
FoR 20mm Parting Tool
Description

The FoR Inverted Parting Toolholder operates with the blade held in an upside down position and can be used on front or rear tool posts.

For lathes with a screw on chuck the holder must be used with a rear tool post.

Parting blade not included.

Diamond Toolholders Features and Tips | Toolholder in Action
FoR Inverted Parting Toolholder Features and Tips | Toolholder in Action

 
Price
$105.00
Availability
In Stock
Order Code
BC284
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FoR 20mm Parting Tool Combo
Title
FoR 20mm Parting Tool Combo
Description

The FoR (Front or Rear) Inverted Parting Toolholder INCLUDES a fine, high-strength Crobalt parting tool. The FoR operates with the blade held upside down and can be used in a front or rear tool post.

This model is specifically set for toolposts that accommodate the 16mm Diamond Toolholder.

ADVANTAGES:

1: The inverted blade design significantly reduces the chance of a jam-up and blade breakage.

2: Minimal side overhang and no front overhang help maximize rigidity.

3: Cutting takes place on the underside so swarf will tend to fall out of the groove rather than pile up on top of the cutting edge.

4: The lack of swarf on top of the blade means coolant is free to get right in to the cutting edge.

5: The horizontal mounting of the blade further reduces the chance of the blade pulling itself into the cut and is especially advantageous when turning brass and bronze.

6: Simple to resharpen as only the front face has to be ground.

Diamond Toolholders Features and Tips | Toolholder in Action
FoR Inverted Parting Toolholder Features and Tips | Toolholder in Action
What Size Do I Need? | Right or Left Handed?

By buying this combo, you're saving a total of $15.00 versus what you would have paid by buying each tool separately.

 
Price
$160.00
Availability
In Stock
Order Code
BC285PKG
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Crobalt Square Tool Bit - 1/4" x 1-1/2" L
Title
Crobalt Square Tool Bit - 1/4" x 1-1/2" L
Description

Crobalt cast alloy is an alternative tool bit to the 1/4" HSS tips usually used in the Diamond Tool Holders, its ideal for turning tough materials such as stainless, cast iron, and high carbon steels. Tougher and less brittle than carbide it can be ground using a normal aluminum oxide wheel, Crobalt contains 50% cobalt with the remainder being tungsten and chromium, there is no iron or steel in the alloy.

Watch the Diamond Toolholder in action doing a comparison test between M42 HSS (CoHSS) and Crobalt cast alloy -- both toolbits are 1/4" square.

They are being used in a Right Hand 12mm model Diamond Tool Holder, to turn 304 and 316 stainless bar and an interrupted cut on a piece of cast iron.

The lathe is a 1960s Colchester Chipmaster.

The Crobalt tips are 1/4" x 1/4" x 1 1/2" (6.35mm x 6.35mm x 38mm) and they come with square cut ends to be ground to the correct angle by the customer, using the Diamond Tool Holder grinding jig that comes with each tool holder kit.

Diamond Toolholders Features and Tips | Toolholder in Action
FoR Inverted Parting Toolholder Features and Tips | Toolholder in Action

 
Price
$14.00
Availability
In Stock
Order Code
BC207