Turn down the costs of turning
Whether in the steel industry or the automotive field – LMT's indexable inserts are demonstrating their capabilities in more and more new applications in the field of turning and rotary shaving. One example from the steel industry: using the new LC218E rotary shaving type, a German company has obtained a significant increase in tool life when producing bars of tool steel. Until now, only three bars were made with each tool, but five are possible with the new rotary shaving type.
Companies from various sectors are benefiting from significantly increased tool lives and improved process reliability. The success can be explained by innovative coatings used on the products. A tooth-cutting intermediate layer is, for instance, combined with a ceramic protective layer.
Applications in external and internal machining, recessing, cropping and thread tapping have in this way demonstrated performance improvements of up to 30 percent. The customers' costs are being turned down.