Haven is well known for its fast and reliable Double End Finishing equipment, but fast is relative. Standard feeds and speeds for a given material and size usually dictates the machine’s cycle rate; generally, between 2 and 3 seconds. In this Case Study, standard cycle rates were not fast enough. In order to compete with off-shore competition, the cycle time had to be reduced to between 1 and 1.5 seconds. Haven engineers worked with the customer to design a tool set and feeding sequence that would obtain a stable process at those speeds. The result – average 1.20 seconds. The combination of servo spindle feed control, along with a custom designed part clamping system, produced precision finished parts with no tool chatter. The quality obtained at these speeds is remarkable.