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AC1030U High Precision Machining Grade is suitable for sensor housing applications.

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AC1030U High Precision Machining Grade is suitable for sensor housing applications.

Nov 08, 2017 -

AC1030U High Precision Machining Grade is suitable for stator shafts, valve bodies and structural steel pipe applications. Unit is used to cut soft steel, carbon steel, stainless steel, brass, cast iron and exotic material. Product comes with absotech bronze PVD coating and carbide substrate. Grade’s coating features smooth anti-chipping layer and high hardness / heat resistance layer.

Sumitomo Electric Carbide, Inc. - Mount Prospect, IL

Original Press Release

Sumitomo’s New AC1030u Grade for High Precision Machining Features Latest Absotech Bronze PVD Coating

Press release date: Nov 07, 2017

Sumitomo Electric Carbide, Inc.’s new AC1030U High Precision Small Parts Machining Grade combines “Absotech Bronze” PVD Coating and a special substrate for superior wear- and chipping-resistance. In addition, the high quality cutting edge of the AC1030U ensures excellent resistance against adhesion and micro chipping for improved surface finishes.

Newly developed “Absotech Bronze” PVD Coating includes a smooth anti-chipping layer for excellent surface finishes, a high hardness / heat resistance layer for improved wear resistance and high adhesion technology for superior peeling resistance. The tough new carbide substrate provides exceptional chipping resistance.

The AC1030U Grade is recommended for the high precision cutting of small parts consisting of soft steel, carbon steel, stainless steel, brass, cast iron and exotic material. The new FYS Chipbreaker offers improved chip control and crater wear in soft material machining, as well as reduced damage to the cutting edge with the AC1030U.

Application examples include stator shafts, valve bodies, structural steel pipes and sensor housings.

For more information, contact Sumitomo Electric Carbide, Inc., 1001 Business Center Drive, Mount Prospect, IL 60056, Phone: (800) 950-5202, Fax: (847) 635-9335, e-mail: info@sumicarbide.com, or visit the Sumitomo website at www.sumicarbide.com.