Insert Grade mills hardened steels.

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For wear resistance necessary to mill hardened steel, GC1010 features thin PVD coating combined with fine-grained hard substrate, providing sustained surface finish and tight tolerances during long cutting cycles. Insert excels in processes ranging from roughing to finishing of tool steels, ISO-H hardened steels, and ISO-P steels. It can also be used to optimize productivity in finishing of ISO-K cast irons.



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Sandvik Coromant Introduces GC1010 Insert Grade for Milling Hardened Steels



Fair Lawn, New Jersey, July 3, 2008 - Sandvik Coromant's new GC1010 insert grade was designed to provide a productive cutting solution when milling hardened steel. With capabilities ranging from roughing to finishing, GC1010 was developed in response to growing demand from the die and mold industry.

The GC1010 grade excels in roughing to finishing of tool steels, ISO-H hardened steels and ISO-P steels. The new insert can also be used to boost productivity in the finishing of ISO-K cast irons.

To provide the toughness and wear resistance necessary to maximize performance in hardened steel, GC1010 features a thin PVD coating combined with a fine-grained hard substrate. This increases metal removal rates, boosts tool life and provides sustained surface finish and tight tolerances during long cutting cycles.

The GC1010 grade can be combined with multiple cutting solutions from Sandvik Coromant, including the CoroMill 300 and CoroMill 210 lines.

About Sandvik Coromant

As the world-leading supplier of high quality cutting tools, Sandvik Coromant helps customers think smart, work smart and earn smart. The company provided US customers with $70 million in documented cost savings in 2007. For more information regarding products, applications and services that can help you earn smart, 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.

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