Sandvik Offers Reduced Cutting Time with CoroMill 176
November 8, 2011
Sandvik Coromant recently introduced a new full profile hob for gear milling, CoroMill 176. This indexable carbide insert hob can reduce cutting time by 50 percent and double tool life compared to traditional high speed steel cutters. For roughing, semi-finishing and finishing, the hobbing tool solution covers gear profile sizes in the range module 4-6. With standard carbide inserts for gear profiles according to DIN3972-2 it is custom-made for specific profiles with, for example, addendum modification and protuberance. The hob is easy-to-use with the iLock interface ensuring precision and stability. CoroMill 176 is registered as Quality class B in accordance with DIN3968.
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