Press Release Summary:
Providing high metal removal rates and process stability in steel turning applications, Model GC4205 offers roughing to medium- and semi-finishing, and is designed for applications where high cutting temperatures are generated. It includes option for turning hard materials with HB greater than 270, and allows cutting speeds of more than 800 fpm. Unit features improved crater wear and plastic deformation resistance.
Original Press Release:
Sandvik Coromant Introduces GC4205 Insert Grade for Steel Turning
Fair Lawn, New Jersey, April 7, 2008 - To complete its New Insert Generation, Sandvik Coromant has introduced GC4205. The new insert grade is designed to provide increased speeds, high metal removal rates and process stability in steel turning applications.
GC4205 offers an extended performance range, from roughing to medium- and semi-finishing and excels in applications where high cutting temperatures are generated. The insert grade provides a new option for turning hard materials (HB>270). The advances made by GC4205 allow cutting speeds of greater than 800 ft./min., high metal removal rates and extended time in the cut. When used in applications with high cutting data, GC4205 produces up to 30% more parts than previous grades, due to improved crater wear and plastic deformation resistance.
About Sandvik Coromant
As the world-leading supplier of high quality cutting tools, Sandvik Coromant helps customers think smart, work smart and earn smart. By helping to increase the expertise of its customers' machine operators and introducing innovative cutting tool technologies, the company provided US customers with $70 million in documented cost savings in 2007. For more information on philosophies, products and services, contact Sandvik Coromant Company, 1702 Nevins Road, Fair Lawn, NJ 07410, phone 201.794.5223, fax 201.794.5217 or visit http://www.coromant.sandvik.com/us.