Case Studies

Blog Entries - tag: 'Back Counterboring'

back spotfacing on a gear housing

Reducing Production Costs for Machining Inconel Gear Housings

Posted on: November 1, 2018
Tags: Precision Machining, Aerospace, BSF, Spotfacing, Inconel, Back Counterboring

A precision manufacturer focused on the aerospace Industry was using a competitor’s back spotfacing tool for a gear housing, as the Heule BSF had not been introduced at the time his project began. Due to his lack of success with the competitor’s tool (tool breakage as well as insert longevity) the customer was willing to test the HEULE BSF not long after its introduction.

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wind mill blade hub counterbore tool

Applying Counterbores to a Wind Mill Blade Hub

Posted on: October 1, 2018
Tags: Cast Iron, Counterboring, Energy, Back Counterboring, GH/E

A manufacturer of wind mills discovered HEULE's GH/E tool for applying counterbores to a wind mill blade hub, saving over 12 hours per part to produce.

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Motorcycle fork

A More Efficient and Cost-saving Back Counterbore Tool for Motorcycle Parts

Posted on: March 22, 2018
Tags: Automotive, Steel, SOLO, Back Counterboring

A high-volume motorcycle manufacturer that was producing 480 lower fork arm brackets per day was seeking an efficient back counterbore tool.  Their current tool was having issues with tool breakage and required machine down time for insert changes. 

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