External Indexable Turning

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External Indexable Turning

External Indexable Turning operations focus on the outer diameter of the workpiece. Because external turning is one of the most well-known and commonly used processes in metal cutting, the demands on process security, chip control, and component quality are high. Learn more about our External Indexable Turning Inserts & Holders below.



The insert geometry and edge preparation are extremely important in hard part turning since they have a significant influence on tool life and productivity. Palbit product range includes standard and wiper inserts.

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Palbit tool holders provide chip control, process security and keep the quality of your components in excellent condition. 

As your Tooling Concierge, we use our expertise to understand your complex machining applications and recommend the right tooling. At Pilot, we also leverage our technical knowledge and business relationships to connect you with four of the world’s most respected brands of broaching tools, reamers, micro endmills & drills, and more.