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Sandvik selects advanced materials project for innovation prize

Sandvik Scientific Council has awarded the Sandvik Innovation Prize 2023 to a team from Sandvik Coromant for their work on TiAlN/TiSiN nanomultilayers, a new coating platform for Physical Vapor Deposition (PVD). The team included Lars Johnson, Katherine Calamba Kwick, Carl-Fredrik Carlström, Ebba Saikoff, and Marta Saraiva.

 Innovation prize winners 2023: Carl-Fredrik Carlström, Katherine Calamba Kwick, Lars Johnson, Marta Saraiva and Ebba Saikoff

Innovation prize winners 2023: Carl-Fredrik Carlström, Katherine Calamba Kwick, Lars Johnson, Marta Saraiva and Ebba Saikoff

TiAlN has been the dominant coating material for PVD cutting tools for over 20 years, but general improvements in the materials system have become increasingly difficult to find. The Sandvik Coromant team...

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