Category Archives: MET 2

Finding the Right Edge Prep Solution

Posted on April 21st, 2016

Finding the right edge prep solution for your manufacturing tools requires talking with experts in the field that have the experience and access to the proper edge prep equipment to devise the best solution for your needs. Mutschler Edge Tech (MET) is known for its production of edge prep equipment such as the MET-2, MET-4 and MET-10. The importance of quality edge prep solutions continues to grow as more and more manufacturers discover its many benefits. The edge prep equipment is responsible for edge prep solutions such as the production of reliable and repeatable processes for mills, drills, inserts and virtually any other cutting tool. The MET-2 is considered our universal edge prep system with a maximum tool diameter of 6.0 inches and an overall length of 10 inches. MET-2 Capabilities Drills Endmills Reamers Taps Hob cutters Shaper cutters MET-10…

Saving Time and Money with MET Edge Prep Processes

Posted on March 21st, 2016

Edge prep processes have become the preferred method for increasing the life of a tool and as a by-product increasing the productivity of an operation.  Ideal edge conditions consist of a combination of substrate, geometry, coating and correct edge preparation. For some time, efforts in this area focused mainly on the geometry, coating and substrate leaving edge prep processes mostly to chance. In the past, the element of chance occurred because of the use of manual processes, which largely depended on the talents of the individual performing the edge prep. Manual edge prep methods might include stoning an end mill or hand brushing using a rotating nylon brush. Evolution in Edge Prep Know-How For manufacturers blessed with the employment of someone adept in manual edge prep there probably seemed little need to explore other options, having the necessary skill and…