Case Studies

Producing Quality Chamfers on Car Hydraulic Components

Posted on: September 22, 2017
Tags: Automotive, Steel, SNAP, Chamfering
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A manufacturer of car hydraulics components faced the problem that their solid carbide chamfer tool did not produce the required chamfers in the desired quality on the cast surface.

Application details:

  • Bore-Ø: 6.7 mm
  • max. Chamfer-Ø on front and backside of the bore: 7.0 mm
  • Material: Cast steel 304 stainless
  • Volume: 50,000 parts per year
  • Machine: MAZAK Vertical machining center
  • Machining: vertical
  • Coolant: external coolant
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  • Tool: SNAP5/6.5
  • Blade: GH-Q-M-30207


Machining parameters:

  • Speed: 1800 rev./min.
  • Feed: 0.12 mm/rev.



The SNAP tool is producing the chamfer on the desired quality level constantly.

Furthermore, the production employees found out that the adjustment of the SNAP tool is much easier than before.


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