The customer manufactures turbine components made from chrome molly alloy steel using a Super 8 VMC with water soluble coolant.
The boring bar machining process moved too slow. The customer needed to reduce cycle time because the parts were scheduled for quick delivery.
Not only did the Opening Drill® decrease the cycle time to meet the delivery schedule, it also greatly reduced the cost per hole.
||Decrease cycle time
||Chrome molly alloy steel
The Opening Drill provided:
- 40% cost per hole decrease
- Decreased cycle time