Sandvik Coromant to partner with Siemens Digital Industries Software

By Shannon Kruse

Sandvik Coromant, a leader in machining solutions, recently announced its latest partnership with Siemens Digital Industries Software. Sandvik Coromant’s PrimeTurning™ technology will be integrated into Siemens’ NX CAM software. NX CAM users will be able to easily program PrimeTurning operations to allow for higher performance machining.

You can read the full press release by Sandvik Coromant here.

This partnership is centered around the latest release of NX for Manufacturing and is one of the new capabilities that can be found in the June 2021 release. To learn more about PrimeTurning in NX CAM software as well as the other new features, check out What’s New in NX for Manufacturing.

PrimeTurning is a cutting methodology that uses high-performance CoroTurn Prime inserts. When using the PrimeTurning technique, the tool enters the workpiece at the chuck and removes material as it moves towards the end of the component, away from the chuck. This enables use of a small entering angle and more aggressive cutting parameters.

For certain applications, PrimeTurning can help you increase productivity in excess of 50%, compared to using conventional techniques and inserts. Additionally, it can the extend the tool life by 2 times.

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For step-by-step tutorial videos on the new NX for Manufacturing features, including PrimeTurning, check out the Knowledge Article on our online community.

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