American National Carbide has introduced the AN6120 carbide grade for machining stainless steel, designed to complement its AN6105 grade for high-temperature alloys. The new grade uses the same PVD nano coating technology along with a hard, micro-grain substrate to enable high speed machining of stainless steel with increased productivity. A post-coating treatment is said to ensure optimal chip control while reducing cutting forces. The grade features the company’s Synergy insert geometry and is available in a range of negative and positive rake inserts in standard shapes and sizes.
Editor PickGroove Milling Tool’s Large Flutes Speed Chip Evacuation
Designed for versatility, improved finish and longer tool life, Carmex’s additions to its groove milling line feature six flutes made of MT8-grade carbide with advanced PVD triple coating for high heat and wear resistance in high-performance and normal operations.