SGS Tool’s 43 chipbreaker roughing end mills are designed to reduce load and improve chip management during aggressive aluminum and nonferrous machining. As part of the company’s S-Carb product line, the roughing tools are suitable for heavy material-removal applications.
The end mills’ flute shape facilitates rapid movement of the large volume of chips created during aggressive machining. Symmetrical end gashing offers better balance in high speed environments for improved surface finishes and plunging capabilities. The chip breaker disrupts the chip flow along the cutting edge for smaller and more controlled chips. The breaker also prevents edge build-up and reduces power consumption.
The end mills are available in fractional or metric diameters and standard lengths, both coated and uncoated. Coated tools feature Ti-Namatite-B coating for improved wear resistance and a low coefficient of friction for extended tool life.
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