A tool bit is a non-rotary cutting tool used in metal lathes, shapers, and planers. Such cutters are also often referred to by the set-phrase name of single-point cutting tool, as distinguished from other cutting tools such as a saw or water jet cutter. The cutting edge is ground to suit a particular machining operation and may be resharpened or reshaped as needed. The ground tool bit is held rigidly by a tool holder while it is cut.
Wilson’s carries a small range of Tool steels in Square, Round (3/16″ to 5/8″) and Bevel (1/2 to 3/4″), Tool Holders for parting, turning and cut off, Boring bars, Cutting Tips, to suit.