Endmills and Milling Cutters cut variety of materials.

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Consisting of heat- and wear-resistant nanotechnology coated grades, WEX indexable insert endmills and shoulder milling cutters feature wave-shaped cutting edges that generate low cutting forces. CVD and PVD insert grades are available to offer extended tool life in steel and cast iron applications. WEX Series comes in Super ZX coated ACP100, ACP200, and ACP300 for steels and ACK100, ACK200, and ACK300 for cast irons.



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Sumitomo Introduces Smooth Cutting Wex Indexable Insert Endmills and Shoulder Milling Cutters



Mount Prospect, IL - (August 25, 2006) Based on the concept of its successful WaveMill Series, Sumitomo's new WEX indexable insert endmills and shoulder milling cutters are designed for the smooth cutting of a variety of materials.

The wave-shaped cutting edges of the WEX generate lower cutting forces, while the high shear cutting action ensures smooth and accurate performance. This is true, too, even during deep slotting or milling using low rigidity machines. Consisting of heat- and wear-resistant Nano technology coated grades, the WEX's high strength cutting edges substantially enhance feed rates, machining accuracy and surface finish.

WEX cutter bodies feature a highly durable surface treatment and an improved method of insert clamping into the pocket.

CVD and PVD insert grades are available to offer extended tool life in steel and cast iron applications.

The WEX comes in Super ZX coated ACP100, ACP200, ACP300 for steels and ACK100, ACK200 and ACK300 for cast irons.

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: info@sumicarbide.com, or visit www.sumicarbide.com.

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