Integrated Automation: Video Spotlight

Automation in deep hole drilling machines goes far beyond just robots. Automated capabilities are commonly included in machines to empower manufacturers to achieve ideal production flows, to reduce manual part and tool handling, and to maintain superior accuracy standards in drilled workpieces.

Automation is commonly integrated into deep hole drilling machines, working in part with the entire system to enhance capabilities while providing a seamless and ergonomic experience for operators. UNISIG works with each customer’s application demands to create a solution that optimizes their production and specification goals, resulting in a machine system that brings confidence to their manufacturing.

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Bottle Boring for Deep Profiles | Video

Components such as helicopter rotors and landing gear actuators require internal profiles within deep holes, a challenging process that is further complicated as it is deep within a bore.

Watch the video to follow the bottle boring process become a reality.

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The Hole Productivity Package – Advanced Manufacturing Feature

UNISIG’s CEO Anthony Fettig was featured on, discussing high-feed gundrilling, and the relationship between deep hole drilling systems and the tooling technology that is available. Indexable-insert gundrill tools can triple feed rates, and are ideal for high-production environments in appropriate hole diameter ranges, allowing manufacturers to modernize their production flow and update capabilities.

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Anthony Fettig, UNISIG CEO discusses deep hole drilling tooling


Nonperpendicular Holemaking Guide

Nonperpendicular holemaking is challenging, and deep holes are no exception. Practical Machinist has compiled an article of tips and techniques for these applications, with input from UNISIG featured for deep holes. UNISIG’s CEO Anthony Fettig discusses maintaining tolerances and burr control, even at challenging, angled, and even intersecting holes, on deep hole drilling machines.

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