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Revolution Drill
Pumps: Revolution Drill® 
Code:
6009
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The Challenge
The customer manufactures pumps made from 304 stainless steel using a Mori-Seiki CNC machine with semi-synthetic coolant.

Tool used: Waukesha IC drill
  • Hole diameter = 3.5" (88.9mm)
  • Hole depth = 7.5" (190.5mm)
  • 596 RPM
  • 0.003 IPR ( 0.076 mm/rev)
  • 1.79 IPM ( 40.64 mm/min)
  • Tool life = 8 holes
  • Cycle time = 4 minutes 12 seconds
The customer needed to find a cost effective solution that would also reduce cycle time.
The Solution
Allied recommended the Revolution Drill.

Tool used: Revolution Drill holder (R54X25-200L) with insert (item OP-05T308-T)
  • 596 RPM
  • 0.005 IPR (0.127 mm/rev)
  • 2.98 IPM (73.66 mm/min)
  • Tool life = 8 holes
  • Cycle time = 2 minutes 31 seconds
The Advantages
The Revolution Drill successfully decreased cycle time and provided a superior hole finish.
  • Reduced cycle time by 40%
  • Reduced cost per hole from $10.66 to $7.68