Cutting Strategies for Hip Cup (Acetabular Cup) Implant Component

Ever wonder how a Hip Cup implant was made?

This video showcases the cutting strategies and steps of machining a Hip Cup (Acetabular Cup) Implant. The medical precision components was featured at the ITI Medical 2024 seminar held at Tonasco Smart Factory. Deploying full 9-axis CNC Milling and Turning functions, we are able to machine this titanium component with efficient cycle time. 

Machine:

DMG Mori NTX1000

Simultaneous 5-axis MillTurn Centre


Programming & Simulation:

Hypermill 2023.2 Update 7

Hypermill Virtual MAchining Centre (VMC)


Tooling:

HSK-A63 Shrinkfit (live spindle)

HSK-T63 Seco Capto C5 (stationary spindle)


Operation 1: Standard 3-Jaw Hydraulic Chuck

Operation 2: Custom 3-Jaw Hydraulic Chuck


Material:

Titanium Ø 45mm Ti6Al4V Bar


Precision Machining Partners:

Seco Tools, OPEN MIND Technologies AG , DMG MORI , ZEISS Industrial Metrology and ActOn Finishing

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