Carmexʼs BLU sub-micron grade carbide with advanced PVD triple coating is now available for small-sized Acme threads in the 5 to 16 range. The latest addition to the mini mill-thread line covers 5, 6, 8, 10, 12, 14 and 16 Acme with shank sizes ranging from 1/4" to 5/8" and diameters from 0.170" to 0.625". The tool is capable of high performance and improved surface finish, even in the hardest materials, the company says.
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