17 May Build Your Own Line Boring Survival Kit
The global training team at CLIMAX travels the world training customers on proven machine setup, operation and repair methods. Over the last decade, the training team put together a portable “Line boring survival kit” that includes all the necessary tools to create a successful and timely repair.
We’d like you to have the resources and background information for building your very own line boring survival kit, so we sat down with veteran trainer Chase Stewmon who provided a behind-the-scenes look at the tools that he brings on the road when training customers in the field.
“I have been on-site countless times when customers did not have the essential tools to successfully repair a bore. That’s why I bring these tools with me, so customers can witness their importance firsthand,”
– Chase Stewmon, Product Trainer
Here are the top SIX line boring tools that experts keep on hand:
Operators have the ability to easily adjust the tool bit to make the bore larger.
Small Micro-Adjust Boring Head machines from 3.75 to 6 inches (95.3 to 152.4 mm) in diameter (CLIMAX part number 69875).
Large Micro-Adjust Boring Head machines from 6 to 12 inches (152.4 to 304.8 mm) in diameter (CLIMAX part number 85376).
Quick and easy way to accurately measure bore diameters and tool height (Compatible with BB3000, BB4500, BB5000 and BB6100 Line Boring Machines).
Measures diameters up to 24 inches (609.6 mm) on a 2-1/4 inch (57.2 mm) boring bar (CLIMAX part number 79159).
Measures diameters up to 12 inches (304.8 mm) on a 2-1/4 inch (57.2 mm) boring bar (CLIMAX part number 79151).
Accurate bore readings without removing the bar.
Measures up to 10 inches (254 mm) ID or OD (CLIMAX part number 61707).
Measures up to 24 inches (609.6 mm) ID or OD (CLIMAX part number 63330).
4. DIAL INDICATOR KIT
Allows machinist to effectively verify location of the line boring system. This is a must for all machinists to accurately repair a pre-bored surface (CLIMAX part number 53782).
5. INDEXABLE CARBIDE HOLDER SET
These are designed to cut very hard materials. “Not all tools are created equal,” said Chase Stewmon. It’s important to be prepared. (CLIMAX part number 56275)
6. FINE ADJUST TOOL HOLDER KIT
These are special carbide and high-speed steel cutters used for grooving, facing and boring (CLIMAX part number 56387).
“Take my word for it, if you have these components, you will be able to survive any line boring challenge thrown your way. This kit will increase performance time, turn a long sought out job into a quick one and make your life so much easier!” said Chase Stewmon.
Contact CLIMAX today to compile your very own line boring survival kit.