Slater Tools Inc. manufactures the largest variety of internal/ ID and external/OD precision rotary broaches, also known as wobble broaches. Standard sized square and hex rotary broaches are available from stock, and fast delivery is guaranteed on all other custom broach forms.What do you need to know about Slater tools?
This chart is provided as a reference to give starting point recommendations. Contact Slater Tools for the best solutions on your specific application. Larger external applications may require higher speeds or feeds. Slater Tools can also assist you with applications in plastics.What kind of steel is used for rotary broaching?
M2 is a molybdenum based high speed steel that is characterized by abrasion resistance, toughness and good red hardness. Slater Tools' hardened M2 broaches have an ideal balance of bending strength, toughness and wear resistance. M2 is used in a wide range of rotary broaching applications and is suitable for any broachable material.How big of a drill do you need for rotary broaching?
It is recommended to have a pre-drill depth of 1.75 x depth of broached area. A 45° lead chamfer must be provided for successful internal rotary broaching, going from the major diameter to the minor diameter of the form. Speeds and feed rates for rotary broaching will depend on the material you are broaching and size form.