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KOMET Saves a Customer $36,000

KOMET provided a customer with $36,000 in cost savings with its threading solution!

THE CHALLENGE
Material: 15-5 PH SS, Machine: Trevisan DS600, Thread: 1″ – 8 UNC x 12 holes per part, Length of thread: 1.31 dp, Previous tooling: Competitor cut tap, Target: Quality threads, predictable tool life and a reliable overall process

THE SOLUTION
Tomill cut: GWF Cut K M#, 0-4, 0 TiAIN H20 head – GWF Cut H 20 x 96 shank, Cutting parameters:, Vc [SFM] = 225, Fz1, [inch/tooth]= .0032, N [rpm]=1094 RPM, Th [time]= 130 sec

THE RESULTS
– Increased the tool life by 22 times the previous method.
– 132 holes completed before changing head. (4500 inches)
– Reduction in tool changes.
– Stable reliable process.

KOMET’s threading solution provided a cost savings of $36,321 on a 100-piece yearly quantity of parts.

We know but did you know? We can sell new and resharpen KOMET JEL thread mills and taps and BASS taps!  Check out the middle video link to see everything Ekstrom Carlson can offer from KOMET.  Contact us for pricing.

As your certified KOMET SERVICE Partner, we are authorized to sell new and resharpen your KOMET JEL® thread mills and taps and BASS taps!

With its JEL® brand of threading tools, and now the addition of the BASS® brand of machine taps and roll form taps, the KOMET GROUP® offers a complete portfolio of solutions for modern thread production. From conventional thread production to the technologically-advanced drill thread milling tool, we offer a full range of standard tools, as well as our engineering support for custom application specific solutions.

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