Deep Hole Drilling Applications

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Deep hole drilling (DHD) is a residual stress measurement technique that is used across various sectors to measure locked-in and applied stresses. It’s often referred to as gun drilling, a prominent method in engineering materials and components. The process involves specialised equipment and knowledge to maintain the straightness and tight tolerances required for some components.

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Gun Drilling Services In The UK

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Gun drilling or deep hole drilling is widely used, and hugely beneficial, across several sectors and for different applications. The process requires specialised equipment and knowledge to maintain the straightness, and tight tolerances necessary for some components.

Considering the advanced industries using gun drilling, it’s evident that production of certain parts requires a reliable, time-efficient and accurate process. Here’s what it all entails and why it’s so important when choosing the right engineering company.

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Deep Hole Drilling And Multi-Tasking Machining

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Deep hole drilling, often referred to as gun-drilling, is a highly-specialised machining operation that only a select few engineering companies can perform. This method is used when high-precision round bores are vital to the operation. It produces holes that can be controlled within very tight tolerances, giving much greater accuracy compared to conventional drilling methods.

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Deep Hole Drilling and Precision Engineering At PRV

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Advances in engineering technology have given common CNC machining centers deep hole drilling (gun-drilling) ability up to a certain depth-diameter ratio. Deep hole drilling is a specialist machining operation that requires a specialised engineering company and PRV checks all the right boxes. Continue reading

Deep Hole Drilling Trials and Tribulations

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Deep hole drilling (DHD) is a stress measurement technique used in engineering materials and components to measure locked-in and applied stresses. The process measures residual stresses at a microscopic level with penetration of over 750 millimeters (30 in), without destroying the original component.

Advances in engineering technology have given common CNC machining centres gun drilling ability up to a certain depth-diameter ratio. Roundness and surface finish are among considerations. Common applications of deep hole drilling and machining processes include Continue reading

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