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Part of Komet Group’s MicroKom micro-adjustable boring product line, the M05 hi.flex system is designed for flexibility. Suitable for diameters ranging from 0.236" to 4.921" (6 to 125 mm), the adjustable boring head is available with various boring bars and an “intelligent” adapter design.
The adjustable head features accuracy of 0.0004" (0.01 mm) per graduation on a scale and 0.00008" (0.002 mm) from a vernier with a total adjustment path ranging to 0.197" (5 mm). Balanced in zero position, the system provides an internal coolant supply directly onto the cutting edge. It includes an ABS 50 CAT adapter, an ABS 50 micro-adjustable boring head, four boring bars and various serrated body/bridge/holders.
Can Additive Manufacturing Increase Milling Feed Rates?
With PCD tooling, yes it can. The diamond cutting edges demand a large number flutes to realize their full effectiveness. Traditional methods for making cutter bodies limit the number of flutes, but 3D printing is delivering tools with higher flute density and other enhancements as well.