If you work in a machine shop or any other engineering or machining related business, you’re probably familiar with the different types of tooling that go into your process. You’re probably also familiar with a cutting tool. If not, a cutting tool removes excess material from an item allowing shape, accuracy, and size to be obtained.
There are two different types of cutting tools. The first type is a single point tool and the other is a multi-point cutting tool. While they ultimately do nearly the same job, there are actually many differences between them. Here’s what you should know about the differences and similarities between single point tools and multi-point tools.