SHAPER DUO

Hexalobular Socket

Hexalobular Socket

Hexagon Socket

Hexagon Socket

Square Socket

Square Socket

  • Now available for Hexalobular(6-lobe) Socket
  • Perfect fit for back spinde of Swiss machine
  • Achieves good corner edge sharpness
  • Less tool pressure than Rotary-Broaching
  • Easy to adjust for correct dimension
  • Economical double-ended insert bar (Except for Hexalobular)

Comparison Chart of Hexalobular Socket Machining

  Tool Pressure Cycle Time Tool Cost High speed spindle Program  
Shaper Duo
Shaper Duo
Not necessary Simple
  • No high speed spindle needed
  • A lot less cycle time
End milling Necessary Complicated
  • Need high speed spindle
  • Time consuming process
  • Small diameter endmill driven by high-speed spindle is popular way to create Hexalobular(6-lobe) socket.
    It has some flexibility but needs high speed spindle unit and it is a time consuming process.
  • SHAPER DUO can make Hexalobular(6-lobe) socket faster and simpler.

Comparison Chart of HEX Socket Machining

  Tool Pressure Cycle Time Flexibility Tool Cost  
Shaper Duo
Shaper Duo

*Can be off-set by
over-wrapping operation
  • Less tool pressure-especially on small diameter parts
  • One size can cover several socket sizes
Broach Tool
  • Need to have tools for each socket size
  • Rotary-broach is an efficient way for Hexagon socket.
    But tool pressure is too much and often times it pushes part too hard.
  • SHAPER DUO system enables less tool pressure process and provides better tolerance with less cost.

Process Chart

① Center drilling

① Center drilling

Select a pilot hole drill which is bigger dia. than AF.

②  Drilling (Pilot hole)

②  Drilling (Pilot hole)

Select a drill with same dia. as AF and machine a bit deeper because burrs may cause chipping on shaper insert

③ Chamfering

③ Chamfering

Chamfer with the same pilot hole drill as

① (Chamfer can be done at same time as ①).

④ Shaper tool

④ Shaper tool

Machine HEX portion rotating 60 degrees 6 times

⑤ Chamfering

⑤ Chamfering

Finish and deburr with the same drill as in process②

☆Reduce cutting conditions due to heavy interruption

SHAPER DUO Process Chart -Hexalobular-

Socket Size Tool Pilot bore
Dia.
 
(mm)
Total DOC
/side
 
(mm)
Number of passes Estimated cycle time *
Total pass
/side
Roughing
pass
0.025mm
Finishing
pass
0.010mm
ISO10664
Stadard depth of Hexalobular hole
(mm)
Whole
process
①-⑤
Process④
Shaper
T6 SSP050N25T06 1.15 0.3 13 12 1 1.82 51 sec 23.2 sec
T7 SSP050N31T07 1.38 0.34 15 14 1 2.44 59 sec 28.2 sec
T8 SSP050N36T08 1.62 0.39 17 16 1 3.05 67 sec 33.8 sec
T10 SSP050N41T10 1.92 0.44 19 18 1 3.56 75 sec 39.5 sec
T15 SSP050N43T15 2.3 0.525 22 21 1 3.81 84 sec 46.2 sec
T20 SSP050N46T20 2.71 0.62 26 25 1 4.07 94 sec 55.4 sec
T25 SSP050N50T25 3.13 0.685 29 28 1 4.45 105 sec 63.8 sec
T27 SSP050N55T27 3.52 0.775 32 31 1 4.70 115 sec 71.8 sec
T30 SSP050N55T30 3.91 0.845 35 34 1 4.95 125 sec 80.2 sec

*Using Carbide drill
*Shaper cutting conditions
Feed : 3000 mm/min DOC : 0.025 mm (Roughing), 0.010 mm (Finishing)

SHAPER DUO Process Chart -Hexagonal-

HEX
Standard
Tool Pilot bore
Dia.
 
(mm)
Total DOC
/side
 
(mm)
Number of passes Estimated cycle time *
Total pass
/side
Roughing
pass
0.025mm
Finishing
pass
0.010mm
ISO 2936
standard depth of Hex hole
(mm)
Whole
process
①-⑤
Process④
Shaper
HEX 1.5 SSP020N1130H 1.5 0.116 6 5 1 2 39 sec 14 sec
HEX 2.0 SSP020N1430H 2.0 0.155 7 6 1 2.5 44 sec 16 sec
HEX 2.5 SSP030N1940H 2.5 0.193 9 8 1 3 50 sec 20 sec
HEX 3.0 SSP030N1940H 3.0 0.232 10 9 1 3.5 55 sec 23 sec
HEX 4.0 SSP040N2450H 4.0 0.309 13 12 1 5 73 sec 33 sec
HEX 5.0 SSP050N3260H 5.0 0.387 17 16 1 6 90 sec 46 sec
HEX 6.0 SSP060N42120H 6.0 0.464 20 19 1 8 117 sec 63 sec
HEX 8.0 SSP080N62160H 8.0 0.619 26 25 1 10 155 sec 92 sec

*Pilot bore diameter is same as AF
*Using Carbide drill
*Shaper cutting conditions
Feed : 3000 mm/min DOC : 0.025 mm (Roughing), 0.010 mm (Finishing)

Recommended Cutting Conditions

Feed : 3000 mm/min (120 IPM)
DOC : Roughing ・・・ 0.025 mm (.0010") + Finishing ・・・ 0.010 mm (.0004")

Recommended Cutting Conditions