Inserts are used for general-purpose turning.

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American Value inserts are furnished in positive and negative rake with chip control for lock pin or screw fastening systems. Multi-layered with cobalt-enriched substrate, CVD coated grade is designed for medium machining to heavy roughing of carbon and alloy steels at medium speeds and feeds. Uncoated, unalloyed C-2 grade is resistant to abrasive wear and is used in medium to rough turning of cast iron, non-ferrous materials, and high temperature alloys.



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New American Value Inserts for Economical, General Purpose Turning


Tomball, TX January 4, 2005...American National Carbide has introduced American Value inserts as an economic alternative to high priced and foreign inserts. Made in the USA, these new inserts are ideal for shops with short run jobs in a wide variety of materials where reliability, consistency, availability and competitive pricing are necessary. Comprised of the most popular styles and sizes of turning inserts, American Value inserts are furnished in positive and negative rake with chip control for lock pin or screw fastening systems. The CVD coated grade is multi-layered with a cobalt-enriched substrate providing good balance of wear resistance and toughness, designed for medium machining to heavy roughing or carbon and alloy steels at medium speeds and feeds. The uncoated grade is an unalloyed C-2 grade with good abrasive wear resistance, designed for medium to rough turning of cast iron, non ferrous materials and high temperature alloys. American Value inserts are available (10) per packet from American National Carbide distributors nationwide.

American National Carbide is a vertically integrated manufacturer of high quality carbide products serving the metalworking, mining, construction and wear part industries with in-house technical support capabilities.

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