In 2017 and 2018, demand for machine tools had surpassed supply, so much that average lead times increased from four or five months to eight months to 2 years.
In addition to the issue of lead time for replacement tools, broken or worn tools are expensive to replace and cause unplanned downtime. While these problems cannot be totally avoided, the service life of tooling can be extended.
One of the most effective ways to extend tool life is through proper fluid management which has been proven to extend service life up to 25%.
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To ask us how PRAB can help you significantly reduce coolant purchases and extend your tooling life contact a PRAB Fluid Filtration Specialist today.