Cutting Tool Materials

The table below shows the relationship between various tool materials, in relation with hardness on a vertical axis and toughness on a horizontal axis. Today, cemented carbide, coated carbide and TiC-TiN-based cermet are key tool materials in the market. This is because they have the best balance of hardness and toughness.

CUTTING TOOL MATERIALS

GRADE CHARACTERISTICS

GRADE CHARACTERISTICS
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