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ASC 320
Screen Plates: ASC 320® 
Code:
3013
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The Challenge

The customer manufactures screen plates made from low carbon steel for the aerospace industry. They use a Leadwell VMC with 500 PSI (34 bar) through-tool coolant to produce their products.

The customer needed to increase the tool life and reduce the overall cost of production.

The ASC 320 increased the tool life and also lowered the cost of production.
 

Product: ASC 320
Objective: Increase tool life
Industry: Aerospace
Part: Screen plates
Material: Low carbon steel
Hole Ø: 0.250" (6.35 mm)
Hole Depth: 1.20" (30.48 mm)

 
The Solution
The ASC 320
  • 360E02500821M
Measure Competitor ASC 320
RPM 6494 6494
Feed Rate 0.007 IPR (0.178 mm/rev) 0.007 IPR (0.178 mm/rev)
Tool Life 325 holes 400 holes

 
The Advantages
The ASC 320 provided:
  • 23% tool life increase
  • Decreased costs