End Mill Cutting Tools Optimized for Dynamic Steel Milling

OSG’s HY-PRO CARB VGM end mills and the A Brand AE-H advanced performance carbide end mill achieve longer tool life, optimum heat resistance and a host of other advantages. 


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OSG’s HY-PRO CARB VGM end mill range

HY-PRO CARB VGM end mill range. Photo Credit: OSG

OSG has released a range of new end mill products, including the HY-PRO CARB VGM end mills and the A Brand AE-H advanced performance carbide end mill. 

The HY-PRO CARB VGM variable end mill is a series of variable geometry end for dynamic milling, ideal in steel and stainless steel. Designed with unequal flute spacing, it reduces vibration during machining by altering the timing of each flute engaging in the work piece. The sharp rake angle, high helix and adjusted core diameter are said to maintain excellent cutting edge sharpness and tool rigidity which promotes smooth, stable cutting with low cutting force. The variable end mills also features OSG’s proprietary multi-layer coating, which OSG says enables longer tool life through higher wear and heat resistance than conventional TiAln (titanium aluminum nitride) coatings.

Top view of the A Brand AE-H advanced performance carbide end mill

Top view of the A Brand AE-H advanced performance carbide end mill. Photo Credit: OSG

The A Brand AE-H advanced performance carbide end mill for high hardness  steel are available in three styles to cover a wide range of applications. This series features sharp spiral curves for stable performance, unequal flute spacing to suppress vibration and variable negative spiral gash to control chipping to deliver efficiency, surface accuracy,and precision. OSG’s new Durorey coating is said to provide superior heat resistance and toughness, while suppressing chipping and achieving longer tool life that has been optimized for high-hardness steel milling.


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