What’s Best for Boring Titanium?
In a joint research effort, Kaiser Precision Tooling and Blaser Swisslube searched for a combination of metalworking fluid and indexable insert that show the best results when boring titanium. The results underscore the importance of controlling vibration, friction and heat.
Metalworking Fluids and Machining
Blaser Swisslube uses its technology center in Switzerland to conduct tests that mimic the real-world work its customers perform. Here’s an example of an optimized drilling process.
Advancing Manufacturing, Tomorrow and Today
A drilling solution improves the production of a component that is critical for correcting spinal disorders. Meanwhile, an apprenticeship program ensures that improvements like this one can continue into the future.
Grinding Oil Improves Surface Quality
Blasogrind HC 5 from Blaser Swisslube is a high-performance grinding oil based on synthetic oil (hydro-racked oil). Applications include precision tool grinding, surface grinding, cylindrical grinding, fine profile grinding and lapping. Materials include steel; hardening and tempering steels; high speed steel; hard alloy; stainless steel; and carbide.
'Lights-Out' With A Lighter Commitment
For this integrated flexible pallet cell, the machines and the pallet system came from different suppliers. The shop is not locked into any supplier for adding machining centers later.