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How to Automate tool honing and edge prep of carbide drills for improved performance.

Part DescriptionCarbide Drill
Fabrication Method Grinder/Cutter
Process TechnologyEdge Preparation – Honing
Equipment TypeDrag Finisher 

Customer asks how to get better performance and a longer service life from their current drilling process. Bel Air produced a series of drills for control testing. After evaluation a life of the drill was improved by 17x by the Bel Air edge prep process technology.  Custom tooling was also developed through the process.

If you are unsure what equipment and media you require to achieve your desired surface finish, then send us your part, and we will evaluate it and provide you with a metrology report.