Feeding the positive milling champion – TaeguTec ChaseFeed high positive SBMT 09 insert line

TaeguTec’s ChaseFeed family of highly efficient SBMT inserts and relevant holders have been expanded to enable the same excellent performance for high feed rate conditions in smaller depth of cut applications.

The SBMT 09 insert comes with a high positive helix cutting edge and is perfectly suited for smooth machining applications. Similar to its SBMT 13 counterpart, the SBMT 09 is a single-sided, four-cutting-edge insert specifically suited to generate a lower cutting load during machining.

The SBMT 09 insert line includes end mills in diameters 25 to 40mm, modular types in 25 to 42mm and face mill types in diameters 32 to 80mm. Also, all SBMT 09 line tool holders are coolant capable due to their built-in through hole design.

Specifically made for high durability, these inserts can reach a feed rate of 1.5mm/tooth at a maximum depth of cut of 1.2mm. These strong and positive single-sided inserts come in a 4 mm thickness generating smooth machining in high feed milling on various workpiece materials.

The SBMT 09 inserts are available in three geometries: M for optimum machining in steel and general machining; ML for stainless steel, heat resistant alloy, low power machining in unstable and long overhang situations as well as MR for high hardness machining and interrupted conditions.

The testing phase of the ChaseFeed SBMT 09 line recorded some remarkable improvements in tool life, productivity and metal removal rate compared to the leading competitors’ similar tools.

When pitted against two leading competitors, the SBMT 09 increased tool life by 88 per cent and 100 per cent while machining a workpiece made from X40CrMoV5-1, says TaeguTec. The increase in metal removal rates were equally impressive ranking up increases of 100 per cent on materials made from mould steel.

The most impressive improvement came in productivity. TaeguTec’s ChaseFeed SMBT 09 increased productivity by as much as 180 per cent over the competition on X40CrMoV5-1 workpieces.

For more information contact TaeguTec SA on TEL: 011 362 1500 or visit www.taegutec.com