The customer machines gear blanks made from 4140 (40 Rc) using an OKUMA OSP 5000 Horizontal Mill with flood coolant.
The customer needed to improve cycle time and asked Allied for a more effective solution.
The Revolution Drill® significantly improved the customer’s process. The cycle time decreased while the tool life increased, providing a lower cost per hole for the customer.
||Decrease cycle time
||4140, 40 Rc
||2.47" (62.738 mm)
||1.60" (40.64 mm)
The Revolution Drill provided:
- Decreased cycle time from 3.5 minutes to 50 seconds (76%)
- Increased tool life by 20%
- Lowered the cost per hole