SA Grooving Systems enables combined operation with one tool.

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With single tool holder by simply changing support blade and clamp, SA Grooving System is used for parting-off or cut-off operation in machining. Featuring precision-ground two or three-edged cutting inserts in various designs, system gives best cutting performance and operates up to 5.5” diameter. Including mono block, modular and blade system, unit offers chip removal in all three main cutting directions.

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Arno Werkzeuge USA Introduces New Sa Range Of Cutting Tools, Inserts and Systems for Grooving and Cut-Off Operations

Arno USA Introduces a Comprehensive Range of Cutting Tool Systems that Expand Upon Their Family of NC, AMS AND ISO Turning Family of Holders and Inserts for Swiss Style Machining

 Arno Werkzeuge USA., the high-precision manufacturer of cutting tools, positive and negative style inserts, double sided inserts, tool systems and auto lathe holders with through-tool coolant systems for metal cutting machine tools and Swiss style turning machines announced the introduction of their SA Series of cutting tools and inserts for grooving and part-off or cut-off operations for North America. The SA system from Arno USA is a modular grooving system with a single, tool holder which turns into different tool variants by simply changing the support blade and clamp. Enabling combined operations with just one tool, ARNO grooving systems offer chip removal in all three main cutting directions. The SA range also features precision-ground two or three-edged cutting inserts in various designs, different shapes and types which gives the best cutting performance, speed and efficiency.

The SA Series Solutions from ARNO USA for Part-off and Radial Grooving Operations with Up-to 5.5" Diameter for a Wide Range of Different Tooling Designs

The SA range of cutting tools and inserts from ARNO USA specializes in parting-off or cut-off operation in machining, metalworking and plastics applications. The series comes in three unique systems to accommodate the requirements of various machining operations and customers in aerospace, plastics and medical industries.

The SA series includes a mono block, modular and blade style system. It is a cost-effective solution for radial grooving as well as parting-off up to 5.512" (140mm) in diameter. The SA monoblock holder is used with a wide range of double-sided inserts including the Arno SA16, SA17, SA24, SA35 und SA40 in .059" (1.5mm), .079" (2mm), .118" (3mm), .157" (4mm), .197" (5mm), .236" (6mm), .315 " (8mm) und .394" (10mm) widths.

Martin Gardner, President, Arno Werkzeuge USA, adds, “Now with the new SA family from ARNO USA, customers can choose from and utilize an extensive range of cost-effective, cut-off or part-off cutting tools and inserts for demanding metal cutting and plastics applications in machine shop operations.

ARNO’s Family of SA Range Cutting Tools & Inserts for Grooving and Parting-Off or Cut-Off Operations for Machine Tool Applications Include:

Monoblock holders

• Shank sizes from .312“ to 1.500“ (8 ‒ 40mm)

• Groove widths from .059“ to .394“ (1.5 to 10mm)

• ACS (Arno Coolant System) holders available


• Sizes 1.024“ (26mm) and 1.260“ (32mm)

• Groove widths from .059“ to .157“ (1.5 to 4mm)

• ACS blades available (ACS1 and ACS2)

Modules • Grooving depth of cut .393“ to 2.756“ (10.0 to 70.0mm)

• Groove widths from .059“ to .157“ (1.5 to 4mm)

• ACS modules available (ACS1 and ACS2)

About Arno Werkzeuge USA Located in Harvard, Illinois, Arno Werkzeuge USA is the headquarters and base of operations for the Americas. The company has a heritage dating back over 100 years as H.B. Rouse and then later as an acquisition made by Arno Werkzeuge, Germany. The company has been manufacturing high quality cutting tools and inserts for customers in the machine tool and metal cutting industry since the establishment of the company in 1962.

Arno Werkzeuge worldwide manufacturing and global operations are based in Ostfildern, Germany near Stuttgart. The company’s heritage dates back to 1941, when Emil Arnold, Champion, Bosch originally founded the company. For over 75 years the company has been manufacturing high precision cutting tool systems and leads innovation for modern machining. Continuous research and development of new materials for machining has led to some of the most innovative offering of index-able inserts and tool holders that can withstand the forces of complex machining operations at the highest speeds. Visit to learn more about all our products.

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