Top 10 Thread Rolling Problems

Most frequently used in the production of threaded rods, bolts, screws, and other metal fasteners, thread rolling is a cold metal forming process that creates threads using precision thread rolling dies that are the mirror image of the thread being produced. Though a reliable and flexible practice, there are a number of techniques that can improve your output. Extensive experience in thread rolling makes CJWinter’s team of well-versed experts the go-to source for anticipating and preventing common thread rolling problems.

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5 Solutions to Common Thread Rolling Problems

Working in the thread rolling industry for over 60 years, CJWinter has seen its fair share of thread rolling problems of all types.  

Blank diameter, material type, and rate of penetration all play major roles in the performance of your thread rolling solution. Over the years, we identified the most common thread rolling issues and developed a series of solutions to address any challenge.

Of all the thread rolling problems we see on a regular basis, the following five represent the most common issues — and our recommended solutions to address them.  

1. Slivers / Flakes 

The appearance of slivers or flakes within threads can indicate a number of potentially problematic causes. First , check to see if rolls are mismatched, overfilled, or of the incorrect diameter. It’s possible that rolls need to be resynchronized or the blank diameter needs to be reduced to correct the problem.
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