Cutting Machine performs interrupted cuts of hardened steel.

Press Release Summary:

PcBN premium grade BNC300 includes PcBN substrate combined with TiAIN ceramic gold coating, which results in extended tool life in interrupted turning applications. Machine's cutting edge is further strengthened through incorporation of brazing technology with all corners being brazed individually.

Original Press Release:

Sumitomo's New BNC300 Coated PcBN Grade Performs Interrupted Cutting of Hardened Steels

Mount Prospect, IL - (June 2, 2008) Featuring a ceramic-based coating, Sumitomo's new PcBN premium grade BNC300 machines hardened steels with interrupted cuts.

The BNC300's tough PcBN substrate, combined with a TiAIN ceramic gold coating, result in extended tool life in interrupted turning applications.

The cutting edge of the BNC300 is further strengthened through the incorporation of Sumitomo's new brazing technology. All corners are brazed individually.

Sumitomo's line of BNC grades also includes the BNC80 for excellent surface finishes, the BNC150 for high-speed continuous cutting and the BNC200 for general and mild interrupted cutting.

For more information, visit our IMTS Booth #F-2668 or contact
Sumitomo Electric1001 Business Center DriveMount ProspectIL 60056Phone: (800) 880-0619Fax: (847) 635-9335e-mail: info@sumicarbide.comor visit

Contact: Paul Ratzki
(800) 880-0619

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