Sandvik Coromant to Release Aerospace Engine Solutions Package


Fair Lawn, New Jersey, January 11, 2009 - Sandvik Coromant today announced its plan to release an Aerospace Engine Solutions Package in March 2009. The package will contain 5 standard products tailored to support the aerospace engine industry:

o GC1115 - a new PVD coated grade for high temperature alloys offers improved toughness and excellent wear resistance
o CoroCut angled inserts - the most complete and stable grooving system for aerospace uses 24 standard articles in grade GC1115 to provide access to some of the most complex features in disc, shaft and casing manufacturing
o SL70 - the new modular serration lock and oval blade coupling combines with Coromant Capto to provide excellent accessibility and stability. The carbide solutions come equipped with high-pressure coolant nozzles and are available for CoroCut, ceramic RCGX and carbide RCMT.
o CoroMill Plura conical ball nose end mills - 12 standard articles with radii and taper options are ideal for the 5-axis machining of titanium blisk and impellor turbo parts
o CoroMill 316 - the new solid carbide with exchangeable head (EH) coupling has diameter and radii options required for typical features such as scallop milling on discs, casings and shafts

These new products will join existing solutions tailored for aerospace machining in Sandvik Coromant's new, 20-page "Aerospace Engine Component Solutions" brochure.

For more information, contact Sandvik Coromant at 201.794.5223 or visit http://www.coromant.sandvik.com/us.

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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