Threading into Carbon Steel Ring out of C45 with KOMET  JEL®  MGF HPC NZ7 AlCrN, Thread Milling Cutter

Challenge

Material:
Carbon Steel C45

Part:
Ring

Thread:
252 M8 threads, 15 mm long

Previously:
Competitor‘s thread milling cutter with 3 flutes
Tool life: 504 threads, then threads are getting tapered

Goal:
Increase of tool life

KOMET-Solution

Standard-Thread Milling Cutter  KOMET  JEL®  MGF HPC M8 2,0D AlCrN IK NZ7 88296001000020

Cutting data:
vc = 100 m/min (328 SFM)
fz = 0,035/0,05 mm (.00137/.00196")/tooth
Climb milling, 2 pathes
th = 4,8 s

Customer's Benefit

  • Tool life increased by 794% to 4.000 straight threads
  • Cycle time reduction by 13% from 5,5 s to 4,8 s/thread