ISCAR’s very popular multifunction DR-MF tools family
is being upgraded by new DRG-MF tools which
can carry the XCMT-MF inserts and also a new
insert type, XCMT-MG, designed for internal
The new tools and inserts extend the application
range of the current DR-MF tools by adding a
grooving capability to drilling, internal turning/boring,
external turning, and face turning applications.
The new DRG-MF tools differ from the current DRMF
tools by a new pocket design, which features a
rear groove intended to accommodate the second
The new XCMT-MG inserts with two cutting edges
are made from grade IC808G, which is a submicron
substrate TiAlN multilayer coating.
This coating provides a high degree of reliability
for cutting operations and a most competitive long
The new grooving inserts can be used only on righthand
The new tools further enhance the reduction
of customer inventory costs.
Like the current same size DR-MF tools, the new
tools can carry the XCMT-MF inserts. In addition, they
feature identical major dimensions and cover all the
same applications. Therefore, ISCAR will consider
phasing-out the DR-MF tool in the future.