Knee Replacement

상세설명

Our customer, a artificial joint manufacturer in the medical technology field, was not happy with the exisiting manual deburring solution of a crossbore for the thread-run-out in the knee system in terms of quality and process capability. The increasing volume of bores to be deburred aggravated the issue so that the customer decided to contact the HEULE representative.

Application details

Application details

  • Bore diameter: Ø6.0 mm in main bore Ø14.0 mm
  • Material: CoCrMo
  • Machine: Haas
  • Machining: horizontally

Proposed solution

Proposed solution

The COFA 5M tool for bore diameter Ø6.0 mm has been selected for this task.

Tool Order Nbr.: COFA5M/6.0/Z2
Blade Order Nbr.: GH-C-M0150

Machining parameters:
Speed: 500 rev/min.
Feed: 30 mm/min.

Customer benefits

Customer benefits

By eliminating the manual operation fully, remarkable costs savings are resulting. Now, the customer can take the workpiece readily machined off the machine.

Customer satisfaction

Customer satisfaction

Statement machine operator: "The quality and the process capability have been increased enormously."

The person responsible for the buying decision adds: "The specified toollife of 20 workpieces per blade could be exceeded significantly with over 60 workpieces. The tool, respectively the solution is much more efficient than expected because of the difficult to machine material and the high burr formation."