Training modules

© BalloffetBALLOFFET GROUP PRESENTATION

  • The site, the representatives, the customers, the market
  • The technical and commercial strengths of BALLOFFET throughout the world

BALLOFFET SITE VISIT

  • The various departments
  • The manufacturing procesS

DIAMOND DRAWING DIES

  • Monocrystalline (natural and synthetic) diamond dies
  • Polycrystalline diamond dies (the blanks – various grain sizes)
  • The different parts of the die

EXTRUSION TOOLING

  • Diamond, carbide, steel, hastelloy, etc
  • Standard guides – Diamond positioning in the guide
  • Benefits of BALLOFFET extrusion tools
  • Diamond diameter range (0,20 à 5 mm)

ABRASIVE POWDERS

  • Granulometry used
  • Oil mixtures – Water mixtures – Diamond powder in suspension

INSPECTION BY MICROSCOPE

  • Die observation – Identifying the different areas
  • Understanding of the profile : angles, length, bearing length, etc
  • Wear analysis

 

DIE REPAIR STAGES

  • Analysis of the wear and the defects
  • Shaping
  • Sizing
  • Polishing
  • Diameter and surface finish controls

PRESENTATION OF EQUIPMENT FOR REPAIRING DIES

  • Ultrasonic machines
  • Wire machines
  • Cleaning baths, microscopes, laboratory draw-bench, control equipment (diameter)

PRACTICAL EXERCISES FOR DIE REPAIR

  • Monocrystalline and polycrystalline diamond dies
  • Using repair and control equipment

METHODS AND MEANS OF CONTROL

  • Diameter measurements : micrometer – laser - by weight – optical
  • Roundness measurements
  • Elongation control
  • Profile control : laser - resine moulds - visual - photos

EQUIPMENT MAINTENANCE AND SETTING

  • Ultrasonic machines
  • Wire machines
  • Other equipment

QUALITY SYSTEM ISO 9001 Version 2008