Lathe tool sets will help with a variety of engineering processes including cutting, shaping, turning (rotating a workpiece to cut away unwanted material) and boring (making holes with revolving tools). All these processes usually require a turning machine or lathe, a work piece and some lathe tools. The benefits of lathe tool setsWith a lathe tool set you’ll have the tools you need to cut or shape a variety of materials including metal, plastic and wood. Lathe tool sets are also suitable for finishing and smoothing your project, whether it be in steel, cast iron or super alloys. Types of lathe tool setsYou can choose from a range of lathe tool sets, including:Parting kits- with a holder and graded inserts for radial parting and grooving applications. Tool sets – with a roughing tool, finishing tool, parting-off tool, boring tool, external threading tool and internal threading tool.You may also be looking for: lathe parting off insertsand lathe tool bits.