HSM Jet Spindle Test Reports

HSM Jet Spindle – Testing the Difference

Colibri is helping machining professionals around the world to reduce machining time, increase tool life, boost productivity and cut overall operating costs. The test report data has been collected under live operating conditions for a range of applications that serve numerous industries: Die & Mold, Fine Machining, Medical, Energy, Automotive, Aerospace and more.

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Copy Milling – General Industry

The customer wanted to speed up his machining processes for a better bottom line. Colibri’s TJS 20K-HSK A63 Jet Spindle model was tested at the customer’s facility.

Positive results:

  • Productivity savings of 41%
  • Cost per-part savings of 18.8%

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Drilling – General Industry

Customer needed to increase productivity; drilling blind holes for 1000 pcs. Colibri’s TJS 20K-ER32-R Jet Spindle model was tested at the customer’s facility.

Positive results:

  • Excellent ROI
  • Productivity savings 71%

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Face Milling – Energy Sector

The customer in the Power Sector needed to save time machining concentric rings on a gasket face to produce the appropriate finish. Colibri’s TJS 30K-ST20-R Jet Spindle model was tested at the customer’s facility.

Positive results:

  • Cost per-part savings 89.5%
  • Productivity savings 69%

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Profile Milling – General Industry

The customer in the Mechanical Engineering/Job Shops sector, wanted to save machining time and increase productivity. Colibri’s TJS 20K-DIN69871-40 Jet Spindle model was tested at the customer’s facility.

Positive results:

  • Customer satisfaction
  • Cost per-part savings 56.7%

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Groove Milling – Energy Sector

The customer needed shorter cycle time, prolonged tool life and better surface quality. Colibri’s TJS 20K-ER32-R Jet Spindle model was tested at the customer’s facility.

Positive results:

  • Customer satisfaction
  • Cost per-part savings 68%

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Copy Milling – Automotive

The customer wanted to increase productivity and save machining time, finishing 3D-Profile of a truck mold tire. Colibri’s TJS 30K-ST20-R Jet Spindle model was tested at the customer’s facility.

Positive results:

  • Cutting time savings 28%
  • Cost per-part savings 27.1%

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Profile Milling – Medical

The customer needed to save time and increase tool life for semi-finishing and finishing dental implants. TJS 30K-ER32 Jet Spindle models.

Positive results:

  • Machining time saved per part 66%
  • Increased tool life 75%

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Profile Milling – Die & Mold

The customer needed to increase productivity and save time engraving logos on aluminum molds. Colibri’s TJS 20K-DIN69871-40 Jet Spindle model was tested at the customer’s facility.

Positive results:

  • Productivity savings of 44%
  • Cost per-part savings 56.9%

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Shoulder Milling – Aerospace

The customer wanted to increase productivity and improve surface quality of the part. Colibri’s TJS 30K-HSK-A63 Jet Spindle model was tested at the customer’s facility.

Positive results:

  • Customer satisfaction
  • Cutting time savings of 45%

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Thread Milling – General Industry

The customer needed to reduce machining time for an internal thread M2 X 0.4 at hundreds of holes and to optimize cutting tool performance due to the machine spindle’s RPM limitation. Colibri’s TJS 30K-ER32-R Jet Spindle model was tested at the customer’s facility.

Positive results:

  • Machining time savings of 75%
  • Cutting tool life extended 3 times

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Engraving – Die & Mold

The customer needed to improve poor tool performance and speed up machining time for a letter punch engraving. Colibri’s Typhoon: TJS 30K-ER32-R Jet Spindle model was tested at the customer’s facility.

Positive results:

  • Machining time savings of 98%
  • Productivity increased 12 times

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Milling – Die & Mold

The customer wanted to stop tool breakage, improve surface quality and speed up machining time on a headlight mold. 3 tests with Colibri’s TJS 30K-ER32-R Jet Spindle model were conducted at the customer’s facility.

Positive results:

  • ROI after two machined molds
  • Productivity increased 5 times

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Slotting & Shoulder Milling – Medical

The customer needed to save time machining a precision dental implant placement. 6 machining operations using the TJS-HPC (High Pressure) and TJS 20K, 30K, 40K-ER32 Jet Spindle models.

Positive results:

  • Rough slotting – time saved 66%
  • Slotting – time saved 50%
  • Double Chamfer – time saved 49%
  • 45 degree Chamfer – time saved 66%
  • Slot Finish – time saved 40%
  • External Finish – time saved 45%

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