Inserts optimize steel milling operations.

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Intended for shoulder milling, GC1030 features PVD coating for wear resistance and is suitable for machining difficult materials or working in unstable conditions, such as applications with long overhangs contributing to vibration problems. Designed with CVD coating, GC4240 is adaptable to all milling operations. It excels in shoulder milling and other demanding steel milling applications where high metal removal rates are imperative.



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New Sandvik Coromant Inserts Increase Productivity



GC1030 and GC4240 allow for higher efficiency in steel milling

Fair Lawn, New Jersey, July 6, 2006 - Sandvik Coromant has introduced GC1030 and GC4240, the first in a new line of milling grade inserts. The new inserts are designed to boost productivity through improved performance in steel milling.

GC1030 and GC4240 are optimized for shoulder milling, but provide reliable and secure performance in other tough milling operations as well. Both new grades feature an uncompromising design to achieve high levels of predictability and security.

GC1030 is the perfect choice when machining difficult materials or working in unstable conditions, such as applications with long overhangs contributing to vibration problems. The insert uses a unique PVD coating to improve wear resistance, making it extremely versatile and reliable.

GC4240 contains a completely new substrate and CVD coating that offer higher security for trouble-free machining. The insert is highly versatile and adaptable to all milling operations. GC4240 excels in shoulder milling and other demanding steel milling applications where high metal removal rates are imperative.

About Sandvik Coromant
Sandvik Coromant is the world-leading supplier of high quality cutting tools designed to improve machining productivity. For more information on the company and its 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.

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