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ABS Valve Body

The best-sized solution

A valve body is a part with tight tolerances. Normally the CMK requirements are quite demanding to ensure process stability.

These parts can be produced on a Makino a40 or a51nx machine and the performance will be excellent. However, depending the production necessities, a line of a51nx machines could need a lot of space.

For ABS bodies the L2 machining centre is a machine that meets these production requirements and is only about 20% of the size of the a51nx. This way, manufacturers can make more effective use of their floor space.

The best-sized solution

Process

For a throughput of 220,000 pieces a year the recommended process is outlined below.

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