BIG KAISER Introduces Sphinx's High-Performance Nirox Drill
BIG KAISER has introduced Sphinx’s Nirox high-performance drill, which specializes in use cases with low cutting speeds in unstable environments.
BIG KAISER Precision Tooling has added Sphinx’s Nirox high-performance drill to its cutting tool lineup. Available in diameters from 0.30-3.00 mm, the company recommends using the Nirox at low cutting speeds in unstable environments. The Nirox’s geometry has a degressive helix angle equal to 30 degrees at the point and is designed for accurate and precise hole location up to 9 times the diameter.
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