Insert Tooling Solutions for No Lead Brass Posted on Apr 15, 2019
The place Peterson Tool Company has within the industry, affords us a unique perspective on the changing playing field from leaded to unleaded brass. The common obstacles that can emerge with almost every project are: chatter, chips, burrs, heat, tool life, part failure and reduced cycle times. It must be pointed out at the beginning of this discussion that there is no “silver bullet” in solving these problems. Each application has required its own idiosyncratic solution however the purpose of this paper is to highlight the treads that are emerging as it relates to insert tooling.