DIXI Polytool Application of the Month

Application field: Medical instrument

cross section

step drill

Step drill
DIXI 1502
Ø6 x 12 x Ø7.50 x 21.50 x Ø8 x 79, Z=2

Automatic lathe with sliding headstock

Stepped drills with internal coolant

Cutting conditions
Material Titan Ti6AL4V
Cutting data Vc = 40 m/min
n = 1,800 min-1
Vf = 108 mm/min
Lubricant Cutting oil
Pre-drilling with DIXI 1106 Ø6.
Drilling in one single penetration (pass)
Comments Tool life is about 1,500 holes per drill.