Carbide Insert suits turning and boring applications.

Press Release Summary:

Offering versatility in metal cutting industry, YB100 coated carbide grade features unique substrate, edge honing, and fine TiCN CVD coating. It can go from finish turning steel and stainless steels to roughing cast iron, providing smooth surface finishes.

Original Press Release:

Sumitomo Introduces The Metal Cutting Industry's Most Versatile Coated Carbide Grade, The YB100

Mount Prospect, IL - (September 5, 2006) The new YB100 coated carbide grade from Sumitomo is the most versatile of its kind in the metal cutting industry. Featuring a unique substrate, edge honing and fine TiCN CVD coating, the YB100 is capable of meeting the needs of a wide range of turning and boring applications. Fact is, the YB100 can go from finish turning steels and stainless steels to roughing cast iron.

The unique qualities of the YB100 also contribute to its longer life, increased productivity and smooth surface finishes.

For more information, visit our IMTS Booth #E-2136 or contact Sumitomo Electric Carbide, Inc., 1001 Business Center Drive, Mount Prospect, IL 60056, Phone: (800) 880-0619 , Fax: (847) 635-9335, e-mail:, or visit

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