The main difference between the Single and Multi-Point Cutting tool is the Single Point cutting tool contains Only one main cutting edge and the Multi-Point Cutting tool contains more than one cutting edge.
In this article, we will study the 15 points of Difference between Single Point Cutting Tool and Multi-point Cutting Tool.
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Difference Between Single Point Cutting Tool and Multi-point Cutting Tool:
|Sl No.||Single Point Cutting Tool||Multi-Point Cutting Tool|
|1.||While manufacturing if a tool is broken out then the entire process is required to pause until the broken tool is replaced by a new one tool.||In this, if one edge broke out, cutting action can be continued using other cutting edges without much problem.|
|2.||This cutting tool contains Only one main cutting edge||Here it is having more than 1 cutting edges.|
|3.||While performing an operation the tool contact with the workpiece so that only one cutting tool edges contacts but whereas||In Multi-point cutting tool contacts more than one.|
|4.||The operation we perform from this tool is: Turning, facing, Making a flat surface.||But here he performs an operation like Gear cutting, broach, Knurling and more.|
|5.||Single Point cutting tools used in machines like Shaper, Planer, Lathe, or Slotter machines.||Multi-Point cutting tool uses in the machine-like Milling, Grinding or More.|
|6.||Design and fabrication are simple.||Design and fabrication are difficult.|
|7.||The entire chip load in a single pass is borne by only one cutting edge.||Complete chip load in a single pass is distributed among all cutting edges.|
|8.||In terms of accuracy, this one provides a good surface finish.||But a Multi-point cutting tool provides greater surface finish.|
|9.||Single point cutting tool can be made from grinding machine.||Multi-point cutting tools can not manufacture from only grinder machines.|
|10.||While manufacturing single point toll time taking is less.||In this, it takes more time to manufacture.|
|11.||Single point cutting is a Low-cost tool.||Multi-point cutting is a High-cost tool.|
|12.||Cutting temperature is High||Compare to the single-point cutting tool the cutting temperature is low.|
|13.||Tool life of single point is a shorter comparatively multi-point cutting tool.||Its tool life is more.|
|14.||Low material removal rate.||Good or More material removal rate compared o a single-point cutting tool.|
|15.||The tool wear rate is high.||The tool wear rate is low.|
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