SIM we have a guy just like that. Uses the smallest file and does an excellent job but takes soo much time doing his deburring just to throw the parts in the tumbler at the end of the day. Its almost comical, i've started quoting accordingly.
Look at what has the highest potential profit margin and quote that stuff first then work your way down the list. Often times a $40 job will get quoted $150 as that’s the minimum amount a PO can be for us per part, I won’t take less cause it’s a waste of my time.
I’m with Orange step up to a larger size. That’s the simplest solution. ISCAR has a good rep so I’m sure that this issue is a thorn in their side and they want to resolve it for you. In our shop we use Mitsubishi almost exclusively but the guys in turning swear by their ISCAR parting inserts.
If your looking for a solid drill system the Mits TAW or it’s younger but more refined brother MVX series drill will take a poo on the Sandvik having run them side by side I would always grab the Mitsubishi. Additionally the MVX series drill has collars that allow you to drill holes larger than...
Hi sirgreggins I have not used them I meant only to point you in the direction of more information if your Rep is like ours he’ll skip the sales pitch and get to the nitty gritty of things. As a company I’ve been impressed with their service and commitment so I’d say you can’t go wrong