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Our company treats products from many different industries, including: Aerospace, Automotive, Biomedical, Defense, Die Casting, Gun-making Applications, Fastener Manufacturing, Forging, Jewelry, Pins & Punches, and Tools.

Fastener Manufacturing

Applications:

  • Flat, Cylindrical & Planetary Dies Increases of 3-5 Times
  • Life extension of 3-8 times
Fastener Manufacturing

Successes:

Customers have reported that their Planetary Thread Rolling Dies that have been Philos Surface Treated have improved by 8 times. Prior to Philos Surface Treatment, production averaged with a baseline of 600,000 pieces, however, after implementing the Philos Surface Treatment, production increased to over 5,000,000 pieces.

Customers have reported that Flat Thread Rolling Dies that have been Philos Surface Treated have increased in production by 4 times. Prior to Philos Surface Treatment, production averaged with a baseline of 3,000,000 pieces. However, after implementing the Philos Surface Treatment, production has increased to over 12,000,000 pieces.

Customers have reported that Flat Thread Rolling Dies that have been Philos Surface Treated have improved in production by over 2 times, reporting that untreated production was at 1,000,000 pieces and Philos Surface Treated production is now at 3,000,000 pieces.

Customers have reported that Flat Thread Rolling Dies that have been Philos Surface Treated have improved their production by over 2.5 times, reporting that untreated production was at 1,250,000 pieces, while Philos Surface treated production is now over 3,500,000 pieces.

Die Casting

Applications:

  • Sliding Cores, Core Pins, Sleeves, Cores, and Ejector Pins
  • Life extension of 2-4 times
Die Casting

Successes:

Customers have reported that they used to see galling and pitting at or before 2,400 shots for Die Casting, H13 base material die cavity. However, after Philos treatment, there was significantly less galling, and customers were able to increase production to 8,600 shots until first pit. Prior to being Philos Surface Treated, material die cavity life expectancy was 12,000 shots to 15,000 shots. However, after implementing the Philos Surface Treatment, the die cavity is now at 25,000 shots and the die still looks like new. The die is expected to triple or better in overall die life.

Hot and Warm Forging Punches

Applications:

  • Hot and Warm Forging Dies, Inserts, Knock-Out Pins
  • Life extension of 3-5 Times
Forging

Successes:

Customers have reported die life increases of 1.5 to 3 times, not only increasing their capacity, but reducing changeover frequency..

Cold Forming

Applications:

  • Pins & Punches, Stamping Components, and Drawing Dies
  • Life extension of 3-5 times
PinsPunch

Successes:

Customers utilizing our Philos Surface Treatment in Cold Forming Treatment have been able to increase their Draw Ring Production from 5,000 pieces to 25,000 pieces. It also allowed machines to run an extra 12 hours.

Applications of PST™ / TNHT™

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