S.A. Prokopenko, V.S. Ludzish
The authors offer a new test method and procedure for the evaluation of competitiveness of picks for cutting machines. This test method is helpful for making the right choice of products and avoidance of overspending. The description is given of the design of a retrievable pick with a blade shank for application with a variety of cutting machinery. The test program with innovative picks has proved their cost performance efficiency.