Milling of SUS360 stainless steel

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.

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Coating challenge

Problems encountered:

  • Heat transfer to the tool
  • Notch wear
  • Built-up edge

Coating requirements:

  • High temperature resistance
  • Good toughness
  • Good smoothness

Our coating recommendation

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Optimizer™ Plus

Optimizer™ Plus is the latest premium coating of the Ionbond plus-family. At the top of our product line, and in addition to Crosscut™ Plus, this new AlCrN based coating is the optimal coating for we…

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