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Heads, Cutters, and Holders offer exchangeable head coupling.

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October 22, 2013 - Compatible with solid carbide heads, indexable milling cutters, boring heads, integrated machine adapters, and different shanks, Exchangeable Head Coupling is based on self-centering screw thread for secure mounting. Physical stop enables users to feel when head is correctly tightened and helps to not overstress clamping. Conical portion is shaped to provide best run-out, while pre-loaded taper and flange contacts provide optimized modular connection with extreme rigidity.

Sandvik Coromant Co.

1702 Nevins Rd., P.O. Box 428, Fair Lawn, NJ, 07410, USA

Original Press Release

Greater Flexibility from New Heads, Cutters and Integrated Tool Holders with Exchangeable Head Coupling

Press release date: October 18, 2013

Fair Lawn, N.J. — October 1st marked the expansion of Sandvik Coromant’s exchangeable-head (EH) system to include a wide assortment of solid carbide heads, indexable milling cutters, boring heads, integrated machine adaptors and different shanks.

The exchangeable head coupling is based on a self-centering screw thread for secure mounting and maximum strength and security. The coupling has a physical stop which makes it easy to feel when the head is correctly tightened and helps to not overstress the clamping. The conical portion is shaped to provide best run-out. Pre-loaded taper and flange contacts provide an optimized modular connection with extreme rigidity and strength.

These new extensions meet the requirements for long reach in large machining centres in the diameter range of 0.394–1.26 inch (10–32 mm) for milling and 0.039–1.42 inch (1–36 mm) for boring.

Sandvik Coromant
Sandvik Coromant is a global leading supplier of cutting tools, tooling solutions and know-how to the metalworking industry. With extensive investments in research and development we create unique innovations and set new productivity standards together with our customers. These include the world's major automotive, aerospace and energy industries. Sandvik Coromant has 8000 employees and is represented in 130 countries. We are part of the business area Sandvik Machining Solutions within the global industrial group Sandvik.

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