ABS Housing

Task

  • Workpiece: ABS housing
  • Diameter: 8 mm
  • Tolerance: +0.022 / +0.038
  • Material: Aluminium extrusion
  • Bore length: 24
  • Bore type: Through hole
  • Surface Rmax: 1.6
  • Pre-machining Ø: 7.7 mm
  • Type of pre-machining: Boring
  • Machine: BAZ
  • Spindle adaptor: BT40

Solution

  • Tool description: Standard reamer,
    PCD, 2 cutting edges
  • Tool holder: Hydraulic expanding chuck
  • Cutting lead: Face cut
  • Cutting material: PCD
  • Internal coolant supply: Radial outlet
  • No. of cutting edges: 2
  • Cutting speed vc: 163 m/min
  • Spindle speed n: 6500 min-1
  • Feed per tooth fz: 0.05 mm
  • Feed Vf: 650 mm/min

 

Customer use

  • Tool life: 80,000 bores/2 km
  • Surface achieved Rmax: 0.6 – 1.1
  • Machining time: Main time 2.6
  • Saving in time and costs 50% faster,
    4x longer tool life than competitor
 

Tools

Standard reamer,
PCD
, 2 cutting edges