GEN3SYS XT Pro Material-specific Geometries and Coating Combinations Deliver Premium Results

Published Date
April 09, 2019 - 01:45:pm

GEN3SYS XT Pro high penetration drills feature inserts designed specifically for steels (P), cast irons (K), and non-ferrous materials (N). The material-specific inserts for steel and cast iron have AM400 series coatings providing increased wear resistance and tool life. Inserts for non-ferrous materials are coated with titanium nitride. Diameters range from 11 mm (0.4331 inches) to 35 mm (1.378 inches), and are available in 0.1 mm (0.004 inch) increments. The flute design improves chip evacuation and the coolant configuration directs additional coolant to the cutting zone. GEN3SYS XT Pro holders are offered in 3xD, 5xD, 7xD, and 10xD.

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Related Glossary Terms

  • cast irons

    cast irons

    Cast ferrous alloys containing carbon in excess of solubility in austenite that exists in the alloy at the eutectic temperature. Cast irons include gray cast iron, white cast iron, malleable cast iron and ductile, or nodular, cast iron. The word “cast” is often left out.

  • coolant


    Fluid that reduces temperature buildup at the tool/workpiece interface during machining. Normally takes the form of a liquid such as soluble or chemical mixtures (semisynthetic, synthetic) but can be pressurized air or other gas. Because of water’s ability to absorb great quantities of heat, it is widely used as a coolant and vehicle for various cutting compounds, with the water-to-compound ratio varying with the machining task. See cutting fluid; semisynthetic cutting fluid; soluble-oil cutting fluid; synthetic cutting fluid.

  • titanium nitride ( TiN)

    titanium nitride ( TiN)

    Added to titanium-carbide tooling to permit machining of hard metals at high speeds. Also used as a tool coating. See coated tools.

  • wear resistance

    wear resistance

    Ability of the tool to withstand stresses that cause it to wear during cutting; an attribute linked to alloy composition, base material, thermal conditions, type of tooling and operation and other variables.