New CoroMill® 316 from Sandvik Coromant
The new CoroMill® 316 generation of exchangeable-head milling cutters from Sandvik Coromant enhances the company’s established Solid Round Tools portfolio by bringing higher levels of versatility and productivity to machining operations in ISO P (steel) and ISO M (stainless steel) materials.
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Stainless steel can be machined using a variety of methods depending on the specific type of stainless steel and the desired outcome. Here are some common methods of machining stainless steel:
Turning: This involves rotating the stainless steel workpiece on a lathe and using a cutting tool to remove material from the surface.
Milling: This involves using a milling machine to remove material from the surface of the stainless steel workpiece using a rotating cutting tool.
Drilling: This involves using a drill bit to create holes in the stainless steel workpiece.
Grinding: This involves using a grinding wheel or other abrasive tool to remove material from the surface of the stainless steel workpiece.
EDM (Electrical Discharge Machining): This involves using a small electrical charge to erode material from the surface of the stainless steel workpiece.
Laser Cutting: This involves using a high-powered laser to cut through the stainless steel workpiece.
It’s worth noting that machining stainless steel can be more challenging than machining other metals due to its hardness, toughness, and tendency to work-harden. Therefore, it’s important to use appropriate cutting tools and machining parameters to ensure a high-quality finished product.