Sandvick examined everything from tool life to wear and heat resistance. Click image to enlargePredictable tool wear has become increasingly important in modern turning, especially where there is limited supervision in lights-out production.

Sandvik Coromant put its new steel turning grade, GC4425, to the test, examining everything from tool life to wear and heat resistance.

Watch the video to see how it performed:

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