AlCrN Inserts maintain same hardness at high temperatures.

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Suited for finish boring tools in high-speed and dry cutting applications, ALCRONA Aluminum Chromium Nitride Inserts are recommended for finishing gray and ductile iron parts as well as applications in mild and high carbon steels. High temperature hardness also makes coating suitable for tough aerospace alloys.



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Aluminum Chromium Nitride Inserts Offer Increased Performance in Steel and Cast Iron



Elk Grove Village, IL - BIG Kaiser Precision Tooling Inc. introduces ALCRONA (AlCrN) inserts for finish boring tools to increase productivity in high speed and dry cutting applications.

The new coating outperforms AlTiN coatings because it offers the same hardness at higher temperatures, so cutting speeds can increase with no loss on insert life. This means less cutting time per part, which equals higher productivity and more parts per cutting edge.

ALCRONA inserts are recommended for finishing gray and ductile iron parts as well as applications in mild and high carbon steels. The high temperature hardness also makes this coating suitable for tough aerospace alloys.

BIG Kaiser Precision Tooling is a leader in high precision tooling systems and solutions. With brands including Kaiser, BIG Daishowa, Speroni, Unilock, Sphinx, and more, BIG Kaiser's line is focused on extreme accuracy and repeatability. BIG Kaiser's mission is to support North American manufacturers with products that are designed and manufactured to a superior standard.

For more information about Sphinx or other BIG Kaiser products, contact BIG Kaiser, Elk Grove Village, IL 847/228-7660, e-mail bigkaiser@bigkaiser.com, or visit www.bigkaiser.com for a representative in your area.

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