Surface milling flange hub - Dry machining with  KOMET®  hi.aeQ, Arbor Face Milling Cutter

Challenge

Surface milling - Dry machining

Part:
flange hub
Weight: 27,7 kg

Material:
EN-GJS-400-15, 0.7040

Machine:
STAMA MC 535/S Year 2001
Tool adaptor: HSK-A63

KOMET-Solution

Tool:
Arbor face milling cutter  KOMET®  hi.aeQ Ø 63 mm, Z8
F51 14060

Adaptor:
HSK-A63-FA22-50
A06 33912

Inserts:
LNGU 120508 EN-05
Q80 32000.012715

Cutting parameters:
vc = 250 m/min
fz = 0,25 mm
f = 2 mm
vf = 2526 mm/min
ap = 3 mm

Customer's Benefit

35% higher cutting performance when compared to the competitors. Tool life competitor: 20 workpieces
Tool life KOMET: 50 workpieces, 175 min. contact time

Solution:

  • Insert turned after 50 pieces (still no outbreaks at cutting edge visible)
  • Reduce machining time by 35% (from 5,35 min to 3,5 min)
  • Higher feed rates
  • Reduce number of cuts