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Insert Blanks for Somma RQC
Forming & Shaving System

Contact Somma Engineering Department for Inserts
Custom Designed & Manufactured based on your part print
or Purchase the Resharpenable and Throwaway RQC Insert Blanks Listed Below
Resharpenable Insert

Resharpenable Insert

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Resharpenable EDM Ready Blanks for Those with EDM Facilities

  • Inserts can be resharpened by grinding material from top surface and reused without resetting.
  • Inserts can be resharpened 20 to 30 times.
  • Inserts are ground to 5/16" or 3/8" thickness only.
  • Blanks oversize on width and length for EDMing.
  • Blanks are recessed on back end for mounting in EDM fixture.
  • Adaptable for "Datum Point" Applications

*Note: 5/16 x 3/4 blanks are used for 5/16 x 3/8 Inserts.
Throwaway Insert

Throwaway Insert

Back-up Anvil

Back-up Anvil

Throwaway EDM Ready Blanks for Those with EDM Facilities

  • For those who don't want to resharpen inserts but still want to enjoy advantages of "RQC" Holders
  • Adaptable for "Datum Point" applications
  • Inserts are ground to 1/8" thickness only.
  • Blanks oversize on width and length for EDMing.
  • Blanks are recessed on back end for mounting in EDM fixture.

*Note: 1/8 x 3/4 blanks are used for 1/8 x 3/8 Inserts.
** Note: Use BA-1.75-3/16 for RQCGLD20-W holder.
Custom Designed Throwaway Inserts

Custom Designed Throwaway Inserts

We can custom design Throwaway Inserts with top to bottom clearance.
  • Inserts with top to bottom clearance (see diagram) reduce side rubbing and improves part finish
  • Adaptable for "Datum Point" Applications.
Prices on application for inserts EDM'd to your part print.
Centering Gages for RQC Insert Holders

Centering Gages for RQC Insert Holders

  • Gages are same (B) length as standard inserts.
  • Gages are "L" shaped and overhang holder for easy setting to center.
  • Just clamp in holder and set to center as you would normally.
CAT. NO.

A

B

C

RQCG-5/16

3/4

.630

.500

RQCG-3/8

1-1/4

.956

.500