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Insert Grade offers wear resistance for cast iron milling.

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February 20, 2014 - Equipped with Inveio™ technology, which uses uni-directional crystal orientation, GC3330 Insert Grade offers endurance, predictability, and extended tool life. Product is suitable for both dry and wet cast iron milling, as well as for both grey and nodular cast iron materials. GC3330 is available for variety of milling cutters for face-, shoulder-, profile-, high feed-, and parting and grooving milling.

Sandvik Coromant Co.

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

Original Press Release

Grade GC3330 Leads the Way for Cast Iron Milling

Press release date: February 18, 2014

Sandvik Coromant takes cast iron milling to a new level on March 3rd when the insert grade GC3330 is introduced.

Cast iron milling is the next machining area covered by the new grades with Inveio™ from Sandvik Coromant. Having already introduced the game-changing grade GC4325 for steel turning, the innovative cutting tools supplier now introduces GC3330, a wear-resistant first choice grade for cast iron milling.

With predictable performance becoming increasingly important in many machining processes, GC3330 is meeting the needs of today’s manufacturing. The consistent performance of GC3330 creates opportunities for manufacturers to increase machine utilization as well as removing a lot of metal in a short time without compromising tool life. Minimizing machining interruptions also enables secure unmanned machining.

Inveio – the innovation behind
GC3330 is equipped with Inveio, the latest innovation in material science. The groundbreaking technology uses uni-directional crystal orientation. While the crystal orientation in conventional inserts’ CVD alumina coating normally is random, GC3330 has controlled crystals lined up towards the top surface. This is the secret behind the endurance, predictability and long tool life of GC3330.

Application area
The new insert grade GC3330 is the first choice for both dry and wet cast iron milling, from roughing to finishing. Covering a broad application area, Sandvik Coromant’s new grade can be used in any cast iron milling operation for both grey and nodular cast iron materials. GC3330 is available for a variety of milling cutters for face-, shoulder-, profile-, high feed-, and parting and grooving milling.

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.

www.sandvik.coromant.com

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