Hole cutting in hard materials

Hole cutting in hard materials

12th April 2024

A mining pump manufacturer required holes cutting in a pump casing flange, with the material being a extremely hard steel it made drilling very difficult.

We decided to spark erode the 16mm round clearance holes, the bottom of the hole was made using a custom made hexagonal electrode in order to locate the nut in a housing.

 

 

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