Silar® SiC whisker reinforced ceramic cutting tools are hot-pressed ceramic tools used to deliver the ultimate in cutting productivity. They excel in cutting applications where feeds and speeds are as fast as possible. Common workpiece materials include superalloys, hardened tool steels, and cast irons. They are suitable for both interrupted and continuous cutting, including turning, and milling.
ACM offers pure SiC whiskers and hot press-ready blends for manufacture of whisker reinforced cutting tools:
Typical Materials Used: