Case Studies

Blog Entries - September 2017

alumwheelapp

Combining Four Tools into One to Machine a Mounting Bore

Posted on: September 28, 2017
Tags: Automotive, Aluminum, Drilling, SNAP, Deburring, VEX-P, Chamfering

A manufacturer in the automotive industry produces about 12 million aluminium wheels for passenger vehicles per year. The customer was looking for a solution to produce the wheel mounting bore cost-effectively in one operation without having to turn the workpiece.

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An Efficient and Reliable Solution for Back Spotfaces on a Wind Rotor Wheel

Posted on: September 27, 2017
Tags: Cast Iron, BSF, Energy, Spotfacing

A manufacturer of wind rotors was looking for a more efficient and stable solution for the application of back spot faces to bores.

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Saving Cycle Time While Drilling and Deburring Aluminum

Posted on: September 26, 2017
Tags: Aluminum, VEX-S, Drilling, Aerospace, SNAP, Deburring

A manufacturer in the aerospace industry reduced their cycle time by eliminating manually deburring holes in an aluminum part. The HEULE VEX-S drill helped eliminate the long shavings that wrapped around the tool, followed by the SNAP tool to automatically deburr the front and back of the part. 

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Producing Quality Chamfers on Car Hydraulic Components

Posted on: September 22, 2017
Tags: Automotive, Steel, SNAP, Chamfering

A manufacturer of car hydraulics components was using a solid carbide chamfer tool that was not producing the quality of chamfers they needed for their part. They replaced it with HEULE's SNAP tool, which allowed them to increase the precision and quality of chamfers to their desired level of quality.

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Replacing Time-Consuming Manual Deburring on a Brass Bushing

Posted on: September 11, 2017
Tags: COFA, Precision Machining, Brass, Deburring, Cross Hole Deburring

A mechanical engineering company needed to automate this tedious manual deburring process. Using HEULE's COFA tool, they were able to deburr the inner and outer edges of cross bores located in the lubrication groove while eliminating their manual processes and saving cycle time.  

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