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(Deep Hole Machining Wind video) The main shaft starts out as a 24-ton block of forged steel. Over time, through turning, drilling and deep-hole drilling, this is whittled down to a 15-ton high-tolerance component.
Machining the central hole in the main shaft of a wind mill is usually a bottle neck operation. The main challenge is acquiring high machine utilization; learn key tool and application considerations to increase productivity.
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