Sandvik Coromant Company
Sandvik Coromant Company
1702 Nevins Rd.
Fair Lawn, NJ 07410 US
Sandvik Coromant supports higher efficiency in mixed production.
Sandvik Coromant supports higher efficiency in mixed production.
High-Precision Coolant for Advanced Wet Machining
This new range of insert geometries and customized tool holders features fixed nozzles that guarantee a precise coolant jet flow to get right to the center of the cutting zone.
CoroDrill® 870 Exchangeable-tip Drill
This new generation drill features optimized flute geometry, self-locating mount, and an exchangeable tip for superior holemaking performance.
CoroMill Plura multi-material end mills
CoroMill Plura is designed for high performance and secure machining.
Advancing knowledge within manufacturing is key to advancing manufacturing.
Multi-Edge Face Milling Cutter for Steel and Cast Iron
The CoroMill 357 from Sandvik Coromant is designed for increased insert security while roughing and cubing in steel and cast iron.
QS Holding System for Sliding Head Machines
The Sandvik Coromant QS high pressure holding system for sliding head machines has helped customers with reducing setup and tool-change time.
High-Feed Milling Cutter Improves Productivity
The CoroMill 419 from Sandvik Coromant is a five-edge, high-feed milling concept designed for for roughing to semi-finishing operations.
Sandvik Coromant to Open New Facility
A new facility will serve the Americas.
End Mills Cut a Variety of Materials
CoroMill Plura end mills from Sandvik Coromant are designed for a variety of applications, component sizes, shapes and materials, reducing the need to change tools for different operations.
High-Performance Drill for a Wide Range of Materials
The multi-application, high-performance CoroDrill 460-XM from Sandvik is designed for a range of materials.
Mold and Die as Key Indicator Brings Forth New Cutting Tool Technology
As a single industry, mold and die serves multiple industrial segments. And with a global footprint that yields a high-pressure environment demanding the most up-to-date technology, it’s firmly established as a strong indicator of the manufacturing base.
CCAM Building Opening Soon
Companies will be able to participate in joint research projects at Commonwealth Center for Advanced Manufacturing in Prince George County, Virginia.
Thread Milling Explained
Watch this short video from Sandvik Coromant to learn about the advantages of thread milling.
High-Performance Drills, Gear Cutter and More
Sandvik Coromant says the introduction of the CoroMill 600 enables it to offer a complete program of blade-machining milling tools for the power generation industry.
Tooling Helps Race Shop Take the Fast Lane
Cutting tools and expertise from Sandvik Coromant help this drag racing organization stay ahead.
Sandvik Coromant Toolholder Suited for Titanium Milling
The iLock fixturing system from Sandvik Coromant is designed to keep tools from pulling out during milling in ISO S materials
Sandvik Hosts “Surgeons of Steel”
Cutting tool manufacturer Sandvik Coromant hosted 30 eighth-graders for an educational event at its productivity center in Schaumburg, Illinois on April 27.
Sandvik Unveils New California Productivity Center
Cutting tool manufacturer Sandvik Coromant (Fair Lawn, New Jersey) recently unveiled its new productivity center in Cypress, California with a VIP and ribbon-cutting ceremony and an open house event.
Sandvik Introduces Drilling-Focused “Smart” Event
“See the Whole Picture,” a half-day event focused on drilling, is the latest addition to the “Smart” series of educational seminars from cutting tool manufacturer Sandvik Coromant (Fair Lawn, New Jersey). Scheduled for various locations throughout the country in April, May and June, the event will highlight technical presentations, application techniques and troubleshooting tips.
Sandvik Announces New Strategic Direction
Cutting tool manufacturer Sandvik Coromant (Fair Lawn, New Jersey) has announced a new regionalized business structure intended to boost efficiency and profit with a stronger and more enhanced focus on growth. As previously announced, John Israelsson will lead the new regional organization as president of Market Area Americas.
Sandvik Appointments Reflect New Direction
Cutting tool manufacturer Sandvik Coromant (Fair Lawn, New Jersey) has announced the appointment of John Israelsson to president of Market Area Americas, a new business area.
Innovate Faster with In-House Manufacturing
"The Edge Factor's" tour of judges recently visited Cane Creek Cycling Components to discuss the company's decision to bring previously outsourced machining work back in-house.
Sandvik Opens Southwest Productivity Center
Cutting tool manufacturer Sandvik Coromant (Fair Lawn, New Jersey) has opened a new productivity center in Cypress, California. The new facility will open its doors for a full-day open house event on Tuesday, April 3.
Turning Inserts Simplify Choice
Sandvik's Spectrum turning inserts machine different materials in a variety of cutting conditions.
Success Factors for Hard Turning
A rigid machine and hard cutting edge are the beginning. Other considerations relate to system rigidity and keeping the cutting force steady.
Technical Event to Highlight Technology, Skills Development
A December 14 open house at cutting tool supplier Sandvik Coromant’s Fair Lawn, New Jersey technical center will focus on developing workforce skills and improving productivity. The full-day event will feature a keynote presentation from Peter Borden, president of the American Machine Tool Distributors’ Association (AMTDA), about the current state of U.S. manufacturing and the shortage of skilled labor facing the industry.
Sandvik Expertise to Aid Training, Technology Efforts
Sandvik Coromant (Fair Lawn, New Jersey) has joined the Connecticut Center for Advanced Technology (CCAT), a nonprofit organization in East Hartford, Connecticut that focuses on workforce development and efficiency-boosting initiatives for public and private entities.
Toolholding System Boosts Removal Capacity
The Coromant Capto C10 toolholding system from Sandvik Coromant is designed to improve performance by enabling higher feeds and greater depths of cut for heavy machining operations in large components.
Sandvik Under New Global Leadership
Klas Forsström is now global president of cutting tool manufacturer Sandvik Coromant. Mr.
Ballnose End Mills Profile Small Parts
Sandvik Coromant’s CoroMill Plura ballnose end mills are designed for profiling in medium-hard to hard steels.
Coming Soon: Universal, CAM-Independent Cutting Tool Library
Software relying on the ISO standards for cutting tools aims to dramatically simplify tool selection.
Automated machining processes enable this maker of high-performance mountain bike parts to manufacture efficiently with minimal staff.
Milling HRSAs: The Checklist
When milling super alloys, there are certain process requirements that must be observed.
Sandvik Expands Energy-Saving Program
Cutting tool manufacturer Sandvik Coromant (Fair Lawn, New Jersey) has expanded its Sustainable Manufacturing Program, which was originally developed to help Japanese-based companies reduce electricity consumption by 15 percent in the aftermath of the recent earthquake and the resulting lack of available electrical power.
Saving Energy with Cutting Tools
To help its customers in Japan cope with electricity shortages resulting from the recent earthquake and tsunami, Sandvik Coromant developed a program to reduce machine tool power consumption with the use of advanced cutting tool technology. The three-pronged approach can apply to any company interested in sustainable manufacturing.
Toolholding System Fits Variety of Machines
The Coromant Capto C10 toolholding system is designed to increase removal capacity at higher torques, improving performance for a variety of heavy machining operations in large components.
Sandvik to Offer Concept-to-Completion Strategies at imX
Sandvik’s imX learning labs will focus on four primary topics: machine investment planning, process and production planning, tooling trends and technologies, and profitability.
Reflections on the 2011 SkillsUSA Championships
Late last month, top students from across the country competed in a contest to test their machining and programming skills. One of the coordinators reflects on the meaning and value of this event.
The Buzz about the B Axis
The rotating milling head is a defining feature on a turn-mill machine designed for efficient production of complex parts in low volumes.
In most cases, the editors of our magazines spend their time writing about metalworking. However, thanks to Sandvik, some of our editors got a chance to wield a hammer and actually work metal.
Sandvik Joins New Research Center
Sandvik Coromant (Fair Lawn, New Jersey) has united with the Commonwealth Center for Advanced Manufacturing (CCAM) as an originating industry member.
Sandvik Sponsors Race Team
Cutting tool manufacturer Sandvik Coromant (Fair Lawn, New Jersey) has announced its technical sponsorship of Don Schumacher Racing (DSR), National Hod Rod Association (NHRA) champion.
Tight-Tolerance Hole Making in Composites
Sandvik offers a range of drills designed for rivet and bolt holes in carbon reinforced plastics and metallic stack materials.
Expanded Holding System Enables High Precision Coolant
Sandvik Coromant offers a version of its QS holding system for sliding-headstock machines that can be combined with high-precision coolant.
How Center Rock Sees Setups
The company that made the rock drills used to free the Chilean miners last year is exploring the right level of multitask machining.
More on Trochoidal Turning
To increase machining productivity, consider trochoidal turning. Sandvik Coromant has developed a detailed presentation about when and how to use this machining method.
Milling Grade for Stainless Steels
Sandvik Coromant says its GC1040 milling grade features consistently sharp cutting edges, low forces and slow wear, even during tough machining of austenitic stainless and duplex materials. The grade is recommended for shoulder milling small diameters in fine to medium roughing applications.
Let the Tool Path Help the Tool
A cutting tool supplier works in CAM software to create processes that extend tool life and improve performance.
Lights, Camera ... Cycle Start
A new show dramatically portrays real-life manufacturing and CNC machining. The pilot episode is now playing.
Inserts for Threading Stainless and Super Alloys
Developed to complement insert grade GC1125, Sandvik Coromant’s grade GC1135 is available for threading operations.
Last Glance at IMTS 2010
It would be impossible to cover all of the key exhibitors at IMTS 2010—even if every booth got merely a quick glance. However, the editors of MMS did get glimpses of some interesting technologies exhibited at the show...
Metal Cutting Technology Technical Guide
Sandvik Coromant offers the “Metal Cutting Technology Technical Guide” as a comprehensive source for applying Sandvik Coromant tools for metal cutting applications.
Tooling for Composite Applications
Designed for efficient hole making in composite materials, the CoroDrill 854 and CoroDrill 856 have been developed to withstand demands from CFRP materials and aluminum stacks.
Sandvik Offers Aerospace CAM Programming Training
Cutting tool manufacturer Sandvik Coromant will host an advanced CAM programming training course at its Aerospace Application Center in Fair Lawn, New Jersey from July 19-21 and November 1-3.
Turning Toolholders Deliver High-Pressure Coolant
Sandvik has extended its CoroTurn HP range of turning toolholders to deliver high-pressure coolant at the point of cut when using negative inserts.
Integrated Toolholders with Exchangeable-Head Coupling
Sandvik Coromant’s range of integrated toolholders is designed for compatibility with CoroMill 316 exchangeable-head (EH) tools.
Seminars Detail Titanium Milling Techniques
Beginning this month, cutting tool manufacturer Sandvik Coromant (Fair Lawn, New Jersey) offers a series of one-day titanium milling seminars for aerospace manufacturers.
Thread Stainless And Super Alloys
Sandvik Coromant offers two insert grades: The GC1125 grade is suited for threading operations in steels, cast irons and aluminum, while the GC1135 grade is suited for stainless steels, super alloys and profiles requiring sharp cutting edges.
Universal Milling Cutter Reaches 10-mm Depths
Sandvik’s CoroMill 490 milling cutter is suited for shoulder milling, face milling, edging, contouring, slicing and slotting applications in virtually all materials.
CoroCut Program Grooving Line Expands
Sandvik Coromant’s expanded CoroCut program features larger insert seat sizes for wider grooves and a dedicated grade to enable higher performance in demanding parting and grooving operations. The M- and R-size inserts and holders increase the range of the parting and grooving program to cover from 0.
Toolholder For Heavy Roughing Applications
The Hydro-Grip HD (heavy duty) from Sandvik Coromant offers high clamping forces for heavy roughing applications. The toolholder securely clamps cylindrical-shank tools with symmetrical force to minimize runout and ensure high torque transmission.
Increased Productivity In Short-Hole Drilling
New sizes for Sandvik Coromant’s CoroDrill 880 enable additional short-hole drilling applications in a variety of materials. Suited for high-productivity drilling, the tool is said to provide a low machining cost per hole with a high penetration rate.
Tooling Supplier Expertise Lends Competitive Edge
Even a shop that is committed to continually optimizing processes might struggle with the time and effort required to stay abreast of the latest technology developments. One manufacturer, however, has taken steps toward eliminating this problem by holding a cutting tool manufacturer responsible for improvements.
Inserts For Threading Applications
Sandvik Coromant says a new insert size for the CoroThread 266 allows the rigid tool to be used in a majority of general threading applications. The new size 16 inserts complement the existing sizes 22 and 27.
Sandvik Under New Leadership
Sandvik Coromant has appointed Tom Erixon as president of its global operations in Sandviken, Sweden. Effective September 1, 2009, Mr.
What Is The Best Way To Machine A Deep, Narrow Pocket In Titanium?
Boeing’s answer to a reader question emphasizes the use of high-feed milling tools.
Seminars To Explore The Art of Milling
Cutting tool manufacturer Sandvik Coromant (Fair Lawn, New Jersey) offers 24 events this year dedicated to helping manufacturers save money by improving efficiency and productivity. The series of events, dubbed “The Modern Art of Milling,” will occur at various machine tool builder facilities throughout the United States during the weeks of June 1 through 5 and June 15 through 19. To accommodate as many attendees as possible, each location will feature two distinct, two-day events, each scheduled from 3 to 7 p.
Sandvik Contributes To University Lab Development
Sandvik Coromant recently collaborated with Purdue University’s School of Engineering Education to supply tooling solutions and services for the school’s Ideas to Innovation (I2I) Learning Laboratory. The lab, which doubles as a Haas Technical Education Center, will provide nearly 1,700 first-year engineering students with hands-on design experience. The collaboration between Sandvik and Purdue was established in mid 2008.
How To Machine Aircraft Titanium: Getting The Metal Out
Part of a series of articles on machining pockets in titanium parts, this article describes various options for roughing the hard metal efficiently.
Sandvik Opens New Training, Demo Facility
Sandvik Coromant (Fair Lawn, New Jersey) recently hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony and open house to commemorate the opening of its new Chicago Productivity Center in Shaumburg, Illinois. The facility contains classrooms, meeting areas, a tooling showroom and a dedicated machining floor. The fourth of its kind in North America, the new center joins existing locations in Fair lawn, New Jersey; Mississauga, Ontario; and Monterey, Mexico.
Application Research For More Efficient Aircraft Machining
A cutting tool supplier describes how application expertise is applied to improving productivity in aircraft-related applications
Machine-Adapted Clamping Units For Lathes
Sandvik Coromant offers a new range of Coromant Capto machine-adapted clamping units (MACU) for lathe machines. Said to be ideal for both turning and milling applications, the products provide the flexibility to change from one system to another quickly. They also channel high-pressure coolant from CoroTurn HP cutting heads, thus reducing temperatures and improving chip control.
Milling Hardened Steels
The GC1010 insert grade from Sandvik was designed to provide an effective cutting solution for hardened steels. The company says that the grade roughs and finishes tool steels, ISO-H hardened steels and ISO-P steels. The insert can also be used to improve productivity in ISO-K cast irons. The insert features a thi
Threading Tools With Insert Locking System
Sandvik’s CoroThread 266 family of rigid, high-precision threading tools are available in 0.5" and 0.625" insert sizes. The tools are buil to high levels of stability through the iLock insert locking system. With this design, an insert contains a slot for each of its three indexable cutting edges. When locked into
Web Site ?Calculator? Evaluates Investments
Sandvik Coromant's Web site now features the Payback Calculator, an investment and component analysis tool that allows users to calculate their returns on investments. Users first input the cost for a new machine and an estimate on how long it will take to recoup the invested funds. The calculator then takes them
Challenges In Cutting CGI
Compacted graphite iron is increasingly used for diesel and racing engine components. The choice of cutting tool can dictate how effective shops are able to machine this challenging material.
Beat The Heat With High-Pressure Coolant
In lieu of traditional flooding measures, multitasking machine operators can use high-pressure coolant strategically to improve chip control and tooling life while enhancing overall productivity.
Swiss-Type Turning Enables Faster, More Efficient Machining
Prince Industries, a manufacturer of precision-machined components, says it strives to exceed the needs and expectations of its customers, employees and suppliers by continuously improving virtually every aspect of its operations. Continuous improvement is not just a mantra at Prince; rather, it is the driving force behind the company’s growth.
Applying Creative Workholding Techniques
Not all parts can be fixtured by conventional workholding methods. Here are a few examples of ways that shops secure feisty workpieces for milling and turning operations.
Milling Adaptor: Reach Without Reluctance
An alternative to conventional extended-reach toolholders, milling adaptors contain a custom damping mechanism to minimize vibration when milling long overhangs.
Turning The Long And Difficult
This shop has made large turning work its specialty. In proving to its customers that it can perform this difficult work, it has started to win more "standard" machining jobs.
Modular Tooling Interface Doubles As A Universal Workholding Device
A precision drives manufacturer uses a quick-tool-change coupling in a new way-to secure critical components for machining. This allows faster setups and provides a single workholding interface for multiple types of machines.
CAM Adapts Feed Rates To Wiper Inserts
Like many other businesses today, textile manufacturers compete against imports from countries with low labor costs. To remain economically viable, companies constantly invest in technology. At B&S Machine Tool (Aiken, South Carolina), a shop that specializes in producing complicated replacement parts for textile machinery, modernization begins on the shop floor.
Making A Flexible Machine Tool More Flexible
Multitasking cutting tools can maximize the flexibility of multitasking machines.
Lean From The Get-Go
This shop was lean from day one. Its visual management tools form its lean manufacturing foundation.
Extreme Tool Setting
A plant performing 79,000 tool setups per year measures these tools with one presetter and two gatekeepers.
Stepping Up To Hole-Making Challenges
Lately, several cutting tool manufacturers have re-examined indexable insert drills, seeking to overcome the disadvantages of unbalanced cutting forces inherent in their design. One of the most recent developments along these lines is the CoroDrill 880 introduced by Sandvik Coromant.
CAM Software For Turning With Wiper Inserts
A wiper insert can achieve a smooth finish while turning at a high feed rate, but the insert's complex geometry makes programming accurate tool paths difficult. A CAM company working with a supplier of wiper inserts has addressed this problem.
Optimize Cutting Efficiency, Optimize Throughput
A machining process based on maximizing cutting efficiency, rather than speeds and feeds, offers aerospace component manufacturers an option to high speed machining when high material removal rates are required. The best strategy may be to apply both machining concepts.
Combining a rotating tool with rotating work produces a machining operation that is distinct from standard turning or milling.
The Technology Of Lean Machining
This plant makes different choices for its machining cells depending on whether the parts to be machined there are known or unknown.
Consider Passive Damping To Bore Deep Holes
The old bromide, 'an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure,' comes into play for preventing chatter when boring deep holes.
Minimizing Vibration Tendencies In Machining
Precision internal machining operations are now carried out almost exclusively using hard-metal or diamond tipped cutting tools. Tool holders are available in a variety of forms to suit the specific machining requirements. The material properties of the toolholder have a large influence on both the surface quality and dimensional accuracy of the machined component (workpiece), and on the life of the cutting tool. This becomes critical when machining deep holes, because it is necessary to use a tool with large length to diameter (L/D) ratio or overhang.
A New Mechanism For Tool Changes
After 3 years of lab tests, this tooling manfacturer has developed an entirely new type of spindle cartridge that addresses some drawbacks of the conventional design. The company's gas spring clamping system uses gas pressure to exert gripping force on the toolholder.
Cutting Costs With Cutting Tools: Instead Of Life Or Price, Look To Capability
A shop that wants to win cost savings from its cutting tool purchases is likely to take two factors into account: tool life and tool price. But that approach might be flawed.
Motor Maker Generates Savings With Turning And Milling Tool Changes
For a busy manufacturer of high-efficiency industrial drives, turning and milling a hardened stainless steel motor shaft posed serious productivity challenges.
Aviation Component Supplier Cuts Setup Time With Productivity Partnership
This shop turned to a tool supplier to help cut milling time on one alloy steel hydraulic body by 63 percent. The success led to a broader Productivity Improvement Program that identified some $87,000 in potential annual savings, and ultimately to a $600,000 payoff by introducing a quick-change modular tooling system.
Boosting Productivity For Turbine Engine Part Makers
Compared with common steel, the heat-resistant super alloys (HRSAs) and other hard metals used in jet engines and ground-based turbines require far longer cycle times per part. Advanced cutting inserts can boost machining throughput with these materials, but achieving these gains requires proper tooling selection and proper implementation.
Inserts For Difficult Materials
Economic efficiency is an important consideration when choosing tools for challenging metals.
Mills Hard Powder Metal With CBN Inserts
This shop machines hard, abrasive metal components for plastics-compounding and extrusion machinery. The components are barrels and screws used in machines for mixing and compounding plastic, food and industrial products.
Retooling Saves Time And Space
Fermer Precision machines a variety of precision parts from aluminum, cast iron, powdered metal, carbon steel and low-carbon steel for automobiles, firearms, medical products and train brake systems. The company relies on a Mori Seiki SV-500 and two OKK KVC 600 vertical machining centers for drilling, reaming and chamfering operations.
Coating Improvements For Steel Turning
Relationships between coatings and substrate materials are keys to the performance of cemented carbide inserts.
Reducing Cycle Time With Tool Selection/Management Program
Most products at BuTech are turned from Type 316 stainless steel bar stock with hardnesses of 28 to 32 HRC. The cold-worked stock provides a higher hardness than typical for this stainless steel type.
Winner By A Nose!
Wiper technology is designed to improve surface finish in machining applications. It involves an insert with a flat. As the 'wiper' passes through the cut, it smoothes the surface.
Tooling Tips For High Productivity Milling
Today's machining centers feature higher spindle speeds and feed rates, but if you want to push this capability to the limit, there are some tooling considerations that must be addressed.
Mold Maker Reduces Cycle Time 50 Percent With New Drilling System
Despite a 120 hour week and frequent overtime, Special Mold Engineering Inc. (Rochester Hills, Michigan) didn't have enough deephole drilling capacity to keep up with customer demand for its injection mold bases. So it reluctantly farmed out some of the gundrilling for the excess.
What Sandvik Coromant's New Insert Plant Signifies
Sandvik Coromant's new insert finishing plant in Stafford, a suburb of Houston, Texas, doubles the company's U.S. capacity to produce cutting tool inserts, including advanced-material inserts for global markets.
Job Shop Triples Bandsaw Productivity By Substituting Carbide For Bi-Metal Blade
York Machine Shop Ltd. (Campbel1 River, British Columbia) cuts aluminum-bronze tube for a specialized paper industry application.
A Synergistic Approach To Machining Stainless Steel
One of the most interesting examples of this synergy comes out of its cutting tool and specialty steel operations. Sandvik has developed grades of stainless steel especially formulated for machinability along with cutting inserts especially designed for optimal performance with these workpiece materials.
After switching from a square-insert face-mill to a round-insert high-positive rake face mill, this company increased throughput by 65 percent with no compromises in finish or edge security.
Components Manufacturer Boosts Blade Life 15-Fold Sawing Iron Tubing
Slicing blanks from centrifugal cast gray iron and ductile iron tubing dulls even the best bandsaw blades. That's what a major automotive parts manufacturer found when it sought to improve production rates.
Read Your Chips
Are you sure you have the best insert for that turning operation? Check the chips, especially if you are running unattended. Chip characteristics can tell you a lot.
Tool And Die Shop Doubles Throughput On Steel Tubing Grooving
With their conventional high-speed steel milling cutters, this shop experienced a series of problems producing critical axial grooves in steel tubings.
Should You Balance Your Tools?
The answer varies from process to process. Experience is the best guide.
Improving Milling Throughput By 50 Percent With 'Wrong' Insert
This company will save at least $87,500 per year by changing over to positive rake cutter and inserts for milling a family of ductile iron couplings. Cycle time per part has dropped one third, elevating production from four to six parts per hour.
Inserts Improve Milling Of Tough Steel Castings For Missouri Manufacturer
When a Laurel, Missouri manufacturer of industrial equipment identified problems in their two machining operations on high alloy steel casting, they solved them with an insert and a cutter switch.
The "All Round" Milling Insert
Carbide milling inserts today are available in a staggering number of geometric shapes. No longer are the choices for the end user as simple as square, diamond or triangle. Now, insert manufacturers are using such terms as elliptical, frustum and helical to describe their various insert shapes.
Half-Inch Holes With Indexable Inserts
Small indexable inserts that can be used for hole drilling are a recent development.
Five Key Concepts Of Modular, Quick-Change Tooling
A tooling system consisting of interchangeable cutting units and standardized locking units has a lot to offer users of CNC machines, whether for turning, milling, or both on a turn mill. These guidelines will help you think clearly about how modular, quick-change tooling can benefit your shop.
Mold Maker Profits By Teaming With Tooling Company, Distributor
Productivity is up by 15 percent, tool life is up 20 percent and part cost is down 20 percent for face milling, drilling and boring operations at Engel Machinery Inc., York, Pennsylvania.
Tooling Switch Improves Edge Life 25% For Bearing Manufacturer
The words 'catastrophic failure' do not roll easily off the tongue when you are the production manager for a major bearing manufacturer that supplies wheel bearings to high profile auto makers.
Metal removal rate is high and the cut is dry. See other basic tips for milling with ceramics.
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VIDEO. Have you considered milling holes through helical ramping instead of drilling them? This brief animated video covers the high points, including tool diameter selection and the potential for savings.
These animations show why an arc in the same direction as tool rotation is effective. The strategy is relevant for entering material from the edge, as well as for pocketing.
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