Latest HORN Products
Our portfolio of products for boring now includes diamond-tipped tools with CVD-D and PCD cutting edges. These tools are used for boring, copying and grooving when working with sintered carbide, ceramics or abrasive plastics. They are also used for machining non-ferrous materials which are either highly abrasive due to their silicon content or have a tendency to exhibit chipping problems and form built-up edges. The chip geometry, which has been specially developed for this purpose, solves virtually all machining problems caused by uncontrolled formation of stringy swarf.
The HORN Portfolio of solid carbide end mills of the series DS has been extended for dynamic trochoidal milling. The special construction of the geometry for trochoidal milling cycles ensures a quiet process due to the unequal division/split/and helical cutting edges.
The HORN product range includes the smallest patented quickchange reaming system in the world. The four system sizes offer diameters ranging from 7.600 mm (0.2992") to 13.100 mm (0.5157"). The system allows the reaming cutters in the machine to be changed quickly and easily with maximum repeat accuracy.
The patented tangential milling system has now been expanded into our T-slot-cutter range. The cutters are available with diameters of 25 mm (.9843”), 32 mm (1.2598”), 40 mm (1.5748”) and 50 mm (1.9685”). All the different cutters have shanks which are compliant with DIN1835-B. The design of the tools has been optimized specifically for machining T-slots. The cutter bodies are extremely stable and designed with internal radial coolant supply, for efficient cooling and optimized chip evacuation.
HORN has developed an impressive array of special tools for machining titanium materials. With their sharp cutting edges, positive cutting angle, large relief angle and polished cutting edges, these tools are designed to overcome the main problems encountered during titanium machining. The TSTK cutting material grade that HORN has developed for its solid carbide milling cutters is specifically intended for machining titanium in the aviation/aerospace and medical technology industries. As well as offering good tribological properties and high temperature resistance, this introduces minimal heat into the substrate and acts as a kind of thermal shield.
The optimum system solution for high-performance milling: HORN’s patented range of highly successful tangential milling tools that go by the name of the 406 and 409 systems are to be supplemented at every level with the introduction of new face, corner, screw-in and end mills. The face and corner mills will be available in standard diameters of 40 mm (1.5748") to 250 mm (9.8425") with a wide and narrow tooth pitch. These products will offer maximum performance for meeting the stringent requirements of machines and workpieces alike. The existing screw-in and end mills from the 406 system are to be supplemented by solutions with diameters ranging from 16 mm (0.6299") to 40 mm (1.5748") that have been specially developed for use with driven tools. This will provide a comprehensive choice of efficient options for handling challenging machining tasks. All the tool holders feature an internal coolant supply for optimum cooling and chip removal.
HORN’s modular die for pipe threads (patent pending), which is available in sizes of G¾ and G1 inch, is an easy swap system consisting of one basic holder and individual inserts. In the event of wear, all you have to do is replace the inserts in the basic holder, thereby eliminating the regrinding work that would normally be required.
The new narrow triple-edge- cutting insert for the 315 type grooving system features a range of chip geometries for full and partial cuts for grooving widths of less than 2 mm. The available indexable insert cutting widths of 1.1/1.3/1.5 and 2 mm in left or right-hand design support grooving depths of up to 5,5 mm.
New high-performance variants will be added to the Supermini® from HORN. With a new coating, new substrate and new microgeometry, it is setting new standards when it comes boring holes between 0.2 mm and 6.8 mm. With this product, HORN is enabling its customers to accelerate their production throughput, even with an increasing proportion of stainless, highalloy and inhomogeneous steel qualities.
The 64T six-edged grooving insert is the latest addition to the HORN grooving range. The type 64T insert is precision sintered and is currently available with a grooving width of up to 3.29 mm (0.1295") in the .00 geometric shape. As a neutral grooving insert, it can be used on either the left or the right in square shank holders with internal cooling. The holders measure 16 x 16 (0.6299" x 0.6299"), 20 x 20 (0.7874" x 0.7874") or 25 x 25 mm (0.9843" x 0.9843"). An adequately dimensioned clamping screw holds the grooving insert precisely, keeping it central in the insert seat and ensuring a high level of process reliability. The type 64T insert supports grooving depths of up to 3.5 mm (0.1378") and a maximum workpiece diameter of 65 mm (2.5591).
HORN has enhanced the cutting width and diameter of the tried-and-tested 25A axial grooving system with cartridges and round shanks. The cassettes are designed for the standard cassette interface K220 and are compatible with all applicable basic holders from HORN. Supplying internal coolant to the cutting point guarantees efficient cooling and boosts chip flow. Cartridges and boring bars were previously available from an external diameter of 15 mm, with a groove depth of up to 18 mm, and with one-edged or two-edged indexable inserts featuring cutting widths of 2 and 3 mm.
The thread whirling technology of Paul Horn GmbH with tools of type M271 having 6 or 9 cutting edges is a highly effective and economical system to produce single or multi start threads and profiles. Due to very short machining times the process of thread whirling, compared to conventional threading is much more cost effective. The newly developed modular thread whirling system, gives the customer a great variety of possible tool combinations, suitable for all of the most popular sliding head machines and whirling units on the market.
When machining components with diameters starting from 0.2 mm using cutting depths that often measure 0.01 mm, tools, tool systems and, primarily, cutting edge designs face extremely high requirements. In order to ensure precision chip removal even at the smallest depths, tool cutting edges must be incredibly sharp and free from break-outs, with exceptionally fi ne surface qualities.
The newly developed HORN turbo whirling® process optimises machining during thread whirling and increases efficiency. HORN has developed cutting tools for whirling with a new cutting division specially for machining threads with a larger allowance. To this end, individual cutting edges work as pre-cutters and machine the workpiece to the defined external diameter. In the case of nine-cutter tools, the cutting division allows the machining work to be divided so that each cutting edge is subject to equal load, meaning that individual cutting edges can achieve significantly higher service lives.
Working with Index and Schütte multi-spindle lathes in mind and partnering with Ernst Graf GmbH, HORN has developed the modular base carrier systems type 968 and 969 with interfaces of type 842 and 840. For Index multi-spindle lathes, there is the system type 968 for cassettes of the type 842. This means that all common cassettes of this type fit in the height-adjustable basic adapters.
The modular grooving system from HORN for grooving cartridges based on the systems interface 845 and 842 consists of:
- Basic toolholder for turrets with BMT / MAZ connection or VDI holder for turrets and star turrets
- Basic toolholder for millturn centres
- Matching cartridge range with different grooving widths and grooving depths
The new 262 tool system has been specially developed by HORN for cam-controlled lathes, with indexable inserts for holders with 6x6 and 8x8 mm cross-section. The hard-milled insert seat ensures excellent stability, the ground contact surfaces of the indexable inserts ensure exceptional precision and two fastening screws ensure stable clamping. The system allows the centre height, width and length to be positioned precisely. A lateral insert seat offers maximum freedom when designing the cutting edge.