Archive for March, 2012

Reaming Blind Holes vs. Reaming Through Holes Knowing the difference between the two types of holes is important when reaming with coolant.  A blind hole is a hole that does not have an opening on the other end.  If you were to put your eye up to the hole, all you would see is darkness.  […]

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Reaming with Coolant

Posted: 16th March 2012 by brednane1981 in Reaming, Super Tool
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Reaming with Coolant Reaming with coolant has many benefits.  Channeling the coolant through the tool to the cutting edge improves lubricity and reduces the temperature at the point of contact.  Reduced heat build-up and improved lubricity lead to lower wear and tear on the reamer that improves the life of the tool and reduces the […]

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Today we are going to focus specifically on reamers. Reamers are used to produce accurate sized holes with surface finishes that are typically smoother than drilling or boring. A typical reaming job involves drilling or boring the hole to be sized leaving two – three percent of the finish diameter for reaming.  So, a 0.5000” […]

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