Are you looking for more from your tooling?
After facing problems with chatter and chipping inserts, our customer, who machines fueling machine head rotors from ASTM A276 - 304L in the nuclear power industry, sought a better solution to their machining process.
The customer turned to Allied for help finding a new solution. Once the causes of insert failure and chatter were identified, our experienced team was able to create the best assembly suitable for the application. Using Wohlhaupter’s analog balanced fine boring head paired with the NOVITECH™ vibration damper module, they were able to eliminate the issues our customers were facing.
With the previous tooling, the customer achieved only 12 minutes of tool life, but with Allied’s Wohlhaupter assembly, they achieved more than 4 times the life for 65 minutes!
Allied’s Wohlhaupter assembly improved the machining process by making it more consistent and saved the customer money by reducing cost per hole. If you are looking to save time and money, give us a call, and we will help you find the right solution.
||Wohlhaupter analog balanced fine boring head with NOVITECH
||(1) Decrease cycle time
(2) Improve Process
||Renewable energy/ energy
||Nuclear fueling machine head rotor
Wohlhaupter Tool Assembly
- Analog balanced fine boring head
- NOVITECH, vibration damper intermediate module: 519004
- Boring insert: 297994WHC111
||Competitor Boring Head
||Wohlhaupter Fine Boring Head with NOVITECH
||131.234 SFM (40 M/min)
||459.318 SFM (140 M/min)
||0.003 IPR (0.076 mm/rev)
||0.006 IPR (0.16 mm/rev)
||0.315 IPM (8 mm/min)
||2.362 IPM (60 mm/min)
||2 hr 10 min
|Wohlhaupter offered 93.32% cost per hole savings over the competitor tooling.
The Wohlhaupter boring head with the NOVITECH vibration damper module provided:
- Increased penetration rate
- Decreased cycle time
- Increased tool life
- Decreased cost per hole