Airfoil to platform transition

Ball nose and taper ballnose tooling solutions. Available for high speed machining and conventional 3-5 axis machining.

Ball nose and taper ballnose tooling solutions

 

Airfoil to platform transition – Taper ballnose carbide end mill

 

Airfoil to platform transition – Taper ballnose carbide end mill

 

Typical case

 

Previous solution Our solution
Uncoated carbide tapered ballnose end mill Power Edge™  
tapered ballnose end mill

 

For this finishing operation we did not optimise on machining data,  but our customer went from 20 blades tool life to 89 blades with our tool.

 

This meant for our customer:

  • Approx. 20,000 EUR saved on this tool type alone
  • Significant time savings in tool room for setting up
  • Lower tool cost per blade