Everything done right with the new PrimeBore precision boring tool

Wohlhaupter GmbH has presented the new PrimeBore precision boring tool at the AMB international exhibition for metal working in Stuttgart. The tool convinced the experts especially by virtue of its flexibility and compatibility. It sets a new tone in the area of universal Wohlhaupter precision boring tools.

The new tool, completed by different starter kits, sets the benchmark in terms of price, performance and quality, and leaves nothing to be desired. It is the new efficient add-on to the Wohlhaupter precision boring tool family.

In addition to the tool that was presented at the AMB, the accessories have been expanded and amended in a practical way. Due to the high demand, the set was expanded by the F20 base plate. The add-on comprises of four tool holders from Ø 10 to Ø 128mm.

In order to increase the flexibility of the PrimeBore tool even more, further add-ons have been implemented.

Now there are reducing sleeves in seven different versions for holding the mini-inserts, the tool holders, or serrated tool bodies from the high-speed range for the boring range of 2.8 – 34mm. This way, elements of the 510 tool can also be applied to the PrimeBore. To be able to use the serrated slide from the DigiBore range in the PrimeBore range as well, there is an additional coolant transfer with Ø 16mm.

All add-ons are now available and increase the flexibility of the new PrimeBore tool decisively.

How right the decision for PrimeBore was at Wohlhaupter, is proven by the impressive sales figures over the last months. For instance, from September to December 2014, 224 units were sold in total. Surprisingly, 145 of those units were supplied to all important export markets and 79 tools were also able to be sold domestically, amounting to a tool value of 180,000 euro. 660 tool holders and 440 insert holders were sold with the starter sets, reflecting a transaction value of 70,000 euro. In the first two months of the year 2015 as well, pleasingly good new orders have been obtained domestically and for the export market.