A customer manufactures orthopedic instruments and implants for the medical industry. They use a HAAS VMC with water soluble coolant to produce their products. The part being machined is an orthopedic component made from stainless steel designed to support a human vertebral column.
The customer wanted to remain with Allied products, and they requested a solution to further improve the hole finish and increase tool life.
The Original T-A geometry and coating successfully improved the tool life and the hole finish.
||(1) Increase tool life
(2) Improve hole finish
The Original T-A provided:
- Provided 4x the tool life
- Improved hole finish