Steel cutting grades

Steel cutting grades

February 19, 2018

Sumitomo Electric Carbide Inc.

Mount Prospect, Illinois – New from Sumitomo Electric Carbide, Inc., AC8000P Series Grades for steel turning features advanced Absotech Platinum CVD Coating for longer tool life and overall cost reduction in steel cutting.

For exceptional performance, the AC8000P Series consists of a patented CVD coating, a new surface layer, and a smooth surface treatment from the crystal orientation process.

Three grades are available to meet a range of application requirements. The AC8015P Grade offers wear resistance during high-speed, high-efficiency steel cutting. Its edge treatment and newly developed coating result in twice the crater wear resistance compared to conventional grades. The AC8025P Grade is reliable during general-purpose steel cutting. Its special surface treatment results in improved tool surface smoothness, as well as adhesion and chipping resistance 2x better than traditional grades. The AC8035P Grade provides excellent stability during interrupted steel cutting. Its special surface treatment reduces tensile residual stress in coating for twice the fracture resistance of standard grades.

The range of applications for the AC8000P Grade includes ring gears, CVT parts, toolholders, axle ends, bushings, flanges, gears, and more. Some chipbreaker suggestions include the EGU, EGE, and EUX.