Drive plate

Drive Plate

Description

The customer, a manufacturer for car airconditioning systems, was looking for a better way to deburr the hinge type bores of his drive plate. The two through-holes with 4 bore edges should be deburred faster and more reliably in one single pass.

Application details

Application details

The image shows the existing solution with a fork type tool that did not satisfy the customer.

  • Through hole bores: Ø6.5 mm
  • Max. Deburr-Ø: Ø6.8 mm
  • Material: GGG60
  • Machine: Vertical Machining Center
  • Volume: 50'000 pcs/month

Proposed solution

Proposed solution

HEULE's recommendation for this application was the COFA tool C6/6.4/H-OM with the carbide blade type C6-M-006T. The blade is TlN coated.

Machining parameters:

  • Speed: N = 1500 rev/min
  • Feed: F = 300 mm/min
  • Coolant: external coolant

Customer benefits

Customer benefits

The new solution allowed the customer to run higher machining parameters and generated considerable savings. In addition, the use of COFA led to the envisaged quality increase.

Customer satisfaction

Customer satisfaction

The decision makers as well as the machine operators are pleased with the result. The process is running smoothly and hassle-free. The savings as well as the increased reliability of the process have exceeded the customer's excpectations.