Solid CBN Insert suits hard turning applications.

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SumiBoron® BNS800 grade insert offers multiple corners and high CBN content. Available with multiple geometries, insert provides high fracture toughness, heavy depth of cut capabilities, and high thermal conductivity. Applications include cylinder bores, brake and disc rotors, and hard turning. Materials suitable for machining are gray cast iron, colmonoy, hard facing alloys, ductile/nodular iron, and hardened steel.



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Sumitomo's New BNS800 Grade Solid CBN Inserts



Mount Prospect, IL (September 30, 2002) - Sumitomo's new sumiBoron® BNS800 grade solid CBN insert features multiple corners, a high CBN content, and is available in multiple geometries. The engineers at Sumitomo Electric Carbide, Inc. have developed the BNS800 insert grade with benefits including high fracture toughness, heavy depth of cut capabilities and high thermal conductivity.

Ideal applications include cylinder bores, brake and disc rotors and hard turning. Materials suitable for machining are gray cast iron, colmonoy, hard facing alloys, ductile / nodular iron and hardened steel.

For more information, contact Sumitomo Electric Carbide, Inc., 1001 Business Center Drive, Mount Prospect, IL 60056, Phone: (800) 880-0619, Fax: (847) 635-9335, e-mail: info@sumicarbide.com, or visit the Sumitomo web site at www.sumicarbide.com.

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