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The use of aluminum is on the rise for electric vehicle (EV) components, but all too often shop floors face challenges with long overhangs, vibrations and the weight of tooling when machining this difficult material.

In this webinar, find out about the latest tools for machining electric vehicle components from Sandvik Coromant, including advice for optimizing aluminum machining and strategies in your operations to consider.

Learn how to implement premium performance methods into your operations that enable burr-free milling and cycle time savings—plus pitfalls to avoid. Additionally, you'll gain an inside view of the impact of new component solutions in efforts to increase productivity.

  • Which challenges are impacting shop floors today and the actionable strategies you can apply right away to improve manufacturing of EV components
  • Techniques and tools for milling newly-cast aluminum parts in a single operation without burrs
  • What milling cutter considerations will help increase productivity in your thin-walled aluminum components machining
  • How to achieve cost-effective gasket manufacturing processes


Rick Crabtree

Product Solution Specialist, Auto Aluminum
Rick Crabtree brings over 38 years of manufacturing, engineering and application support experience to his role as a production specialist in automotive aluminum. In his 24 years at Sandvik Coromant, he has led global teams responsible for productivity improvements and helped customers achieve millions of dollars in cost savings. With firsthand experience as a machinist and CNC programmer, Rick understands the challenges and needs on the machine shop floor and equips customers with the application knowledge and techniques to optimize operations.

Matthew Brazelton

Sandvik Account Manager
Named a 2022 salesperson of the year for the eastern U.S. sales area, Matthew Brazelton thrives on supporting customers through critical projects and business decisions, providing the ultimate customer experience that positively impacts their operations. With over 22 years of experience in machining and CNC programming, Matthew is enabled to help customers achieve cost savings and identify the right metal cutting technology to apply in their operations. He holds a bachelor's degree in mechanical-engineering related technologies from East Tennessee State University and is a champion of process improvement.

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