If you didn't already know, Nine9’s V045 / V060 Engraving tool is a popular tool for mold and die in tire mold applications.
The Engraving tools can run at higher speed and axial depth of cut (AP) is up to 0.8mm to reduce cycle time and do it all burr free.
The V045/V060 Engraving tool is also used to engrave the serial number, logo and all of the product info on wheel frame and rim in any kinds of steel, aluminum alloy, and stainless steel with excellent quality and time saving.
Nine9’s NC Helix Drill is the preferred tool for car wheels.
With the need for decreased cycle time, forged wheel production has become much more automated which means unattended machining The importance of chip control and evacuation also increases significantly in that kind of environment.
Why is chip evacuation important?
The reason is while lights out machining, manufacturers not only don’t want to stop machine because of chip wrapped around tool, they can't. And what can result is scratches the forged wheel that lead to higher scrap rates.