Sandvik Coromant Introduces GC1040 Milling Grade for Stainless Steels

Sandvik Coromant has announced its GC1040, a new milling grade that is available as of October 1, 2010. The grade has been designed to perform securely with consistently sharp cutting edges, low forces and slow wear, even in the extremely tough machining of austenitic stainless and duplex materials.

As the Sandvik Coromant first-choice recommendation for shoulder milling with small diameters in fine to medium roughing, GC1040 is ultimately secure in unstable conditions and provides the high levels of reliability needed for unmanned production.

Grade GC1040 will be available for a broad range of Sandvik Coromant CoroMill cutters.

Sandvik Coromant

Sandvik Coromant is a world-leading supplier of cutting tools and tooling systems for the metalworking industry and is represented in 130 countries. 25 state-of-the art Productivity Centers located around the world provide customers and staff with continuous training in tooling solutions and methods to increase productivity. Sandvik Coromant is part of the Tooling business area of the Sandvik Group.

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