Steering Knuckle

Descrizione

The task in relation with this steering knuckle for the automotive industry is to chamfer several bores forwards and backwards in one single pass without having to reclamp the workpiece.

Application details

Application details

  • Material: Aluminium
  • Bore diameter: several different bore-Ø

Proposed solution

Proposed solution

For these chamfering applications the DEFA tool has been selected. The criteria for this choice are the required chamfer sizes as well as given the tolerances.

Machining parameters:

  • Speed: 1000 rev./min.
  • Feed: 0.06 mm/rev.
  • Coolant: Emulsion

Customer benefits

Customer benefits

The efficiency of solution was the core focus. The cycle times / production times were shorter than the alternative production methods thanks to eliminating spindle stops, change of direction of the spindle and reclamping of the workpiece.