Sandvik Coromant's CoroMill 316 Combines Versatility and Performance


Fair Lawn, New Jersey, September 8, 2008 - Sandvik Coromant has announced that it will release the CoroMill 316 in early 2009. The CoroMill 316 is a new "split-tool" endmill system designed for small to medium diameters ranging from 3/8" - 1". Featuring a unique interface between an exchangeable cutting-tool top and shank, the high performance tool provides ideal stiffness for full-slot roughing and offers superior accuracy for precision finishing operations.

Sandvik Coromant designed the CoroMill 316's top to be easily tightened by the slight turn of a key. Users also benefit from the endmill's unique design, which enables the top to be changed in the machine, without removing the tool shank or further pre-setting of the cutting edge.

Based on Sandvik Coromant's CoroMill Plura geometries, CoroMill 316 is balanced by design and includes twin-blade and multi-flute cutters. The range can be combined with multiple cutting solutions from Sandvik Coromant, including the GC1030 grade insert.

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.

CONTACT:

Bjorn Roodzant
201.794.5223

Jim May, dgs
317.813.2226

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