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Blog Entries - tag: 'SNAP'

alum wheel

Combining Drilling, Deburring, Chamfering, and Countersinking on an Aluminum Wheel Valve Hole

Posted on: May 23, 2018
Tags: Automotive, Aluminum, VEX-S, Drilling, SNAP, Deburring, Countersinking, Chamfering

A manufacturer producing approximately 800,000 aluminum wheels for the automotive industry each year was looking for a more cost-effective and efficient solution to produce valve holes that would not require turning of the work piece. 

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back implant

Deburring/Chamfering Polyether Ketone (PEEK) Bores of Back Implants

Posted on: November 29, 2017
Tags: COFA, SNAP, Deburring, Chamfering, Medical, Polyether Ketone (PEEK)

The customer was looking for a solution to deburr/chamfer bores of back implants for the medical industry. The material, PEEK (Polyether ketone), posesses a very high continuous service temperature, stiffness and hardness as well as a unique high tensile strength. The material is very similar to the human bone.

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Automating Back Deburring in High Production Automotive Manufacturing

Posted on: October 9, 2017
Tags: Automotive, Precision Machining, Steel, SNAP, Deburring

A precision machining supplier to the automotive industry who produces more than 1 million common rails per year was looking for a solution to automate the back deburring of a low pressure bore.

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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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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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chamfering, car hydraulic chamfer

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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