ANSI Tool Signature Models

You will be given an ANSI Tool signature and a 1.5 x 1.5 x 4″ piece of PVC.

Using the given code, layout and cut (with a hacksaw) a model of this tool.

Then, using a 3D CAD program create a solid model of a single point cutting tool shown below.  Create expressions that reproduce the variables of the ANSI tool signature shown below.  The body of the tool should be .500 x .500 x 3.0.  Assign the values given in the diagram.

Notice that the ground tool has three faces that are at compound angles.  A possible strategy might be to model two lines that define each of these planes.  Then create a datum plane defined by these two lines.  You can then trim body with these planes, or draw a sketch on the planes and extrude/subtract.  Think of simulating the grinding of a cutting tool.

Side Cutting Angle

Side Releif Angle

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