ATI Stellram’s expanded Turning Products Catalog features a range of PVD and CVD grades, including the company’s NL coatings for specific workpiece materials and applications. Geometries are available for applications ranging from roughing to finishing. The company also offers comprehensive threading programs, toolholders and boring bars to support and complement its grade and geometry programs.
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With PCD tooling, yes it can. The diamond cutting edges demand a large number flutes to realize their full effectiveness. Traditional methods for making cutter bodies limit the number of flutes, but 3D printing is delivering tools with higher flute density and other enhancements as well.