Milling of SUS360

An aerospace customer is searching for the best coating to support milling of SUS360 steel with a 20 mm diameter end mill with 4 flutes. Cutting speed is 120 m per minute, under wet conditions.

Problems encountered:

Recommendation is a coating with:

  • Heat transfer to the tool
  • High temperature resistance
  • Notch wear
  • Good toughness
  • Built-up edge
  • Good smoothness

Our recommondation

Optimizer™ Plus is the latest Premium coating of the Ionbond Plus family. Its structure has been designed to deliver performance over a broad range of wet and dry machining conditions.

Optimizer™ Plus