Threading into Valve Body out of GAlSi9 with  KOMET  JEL®  MOREX S IKS VHM TiAlN, Roll Form Tap

Challenge

Material:
GAlSi9Cu3 (Cast aluminium with 9% silicon)

Part:
Valve Body

Thread:
4x M8, 40 mm (1,57") through hole

Previously:
HSS roll form tap from the competition - tool life 4.000 threads

Goal:
Increase of tool life

KOMET-Solution

KOMET  JEL®  MOREX S IKS VHM TiAlN Special Carbide Roll Form Tap CM8-6HX 80586001005020

Cutting data:
vc = 25m/min (82 SFM)
Assembled in multi-spindle head, coolant through

Customer's Benefit

  • Tool life increased by 2.250% to 90.000 threads
Pecularity:
Each tool change takes 50 minutes since tools are difficult to adjust. Therefore 19 hours machine down time can be avoided