Sunday, June 16, 2024

Sandvik Coromant Introduces CoroDrill 860 with -PM Geometry for Steel Drilling

SANDVIKEN, Sweden, Mar 16, 2022 – Global leader in metal cutting, Sandvik Coromant has launched an upgraded CoroDrill 860 assortment to offer customers improved productivity in drilling steel. The advanced -PM geometry offers high-performance drilling in ISO P steels while significantly improving tool life.

​The drill features a new grade, with an improved multi-layer physical vapor deposition (PVD) coating. The results are enhanced wear resistance, better tool life and an overall increase in productivity and thereby reduced cost-per-component.

The drill is perfectly suited to applications in the automotive, general engineering, die and mould and power generation industries.

CoroDrill 860 with -PM geometry is available in standard stocked diameters from 3mm (0.12 inch) to 16mm (0.63 inch). Tailor made tools are also available to customize the drill to match specific users’ machining requirements. Quotations and order placements can be made by visiting

The CoroDrill 860-PM is suitable for theSandvik Coromant Reconditioni​ng program. Following end of life, the tool can enter the Sandvik Coromant Recycling program.

James Thorpe, global product manager at Sandvik Coromant, said: “We are always upgrading our offer and understand that improved productivity along with achieving lower cost per component are two of our customers’ major requirements. The introduction of this next generation solid carbid​​e drill with an improved  PVD coating will enable customers to improve process security, productivity, quality and cost”.

The CoroDrill 860 with -PM geometry launches globally on 1 March 2022. For more information on the product, visit Sandvik Coromant’s website:

About Sandvik Coromant

Part of global industrial engineering group Sandvik, Sandvik Coromant is at the forefront of manufacturing tools, machining solutions and knowledge that drive industry standards and innovations demanded by the metalworking industry now and into the next industrial era. Educational support, extensive R&D investment and strong customer partnerships ensure the development of machining technologies that change, lead and drive the future of manufacturing. Sandvik Coromant owns over 1700 patents worldwide, employs over 7,700 staff, and is represented in 150 countries.

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Nitin Patil
Nitin Patil
Editor and Director of Content, Nitin completed his Master's in Mass Communication & Journalism and having 13 years of work experience as an editor, content writer with renowned international technical magazines and media companies. He is associated with CAD,CAM industry since 2008.

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