The customer manufactures components for the aerospace industry using a Mori Seiki lathe with a bar feeder running with 300 PSI (20.684 bar) oil coolant. They are machining aerospace connectors made from 6061-T6 aluminum.
Unsatisfied with this procedure, the customer needed to increase tool life and complete the entire drilling process in one operation.
The Original T-A completed the process in one operation and provided significant cost-saving advantages for the customer.
||Increase tool life
The Original T-A provided:
- 23% cycle time decrease
- Lowered the cost of production
- Increased tool life