C-TUFF™ SiC microfiber 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.
HTI offers pure SiC microfibers and hot press-ready blends for manufacture of microfiber reinforced cutting tools:
- C-TUFF™ SFC: pure, silicon carbide microfibers
- C-TUFF™ HA9S: hot press-ready powder for high performance cutting tools