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FLP Tooling now distributes the Applitec ZX10 & ZXT10 700 series inserts, which provide increased chip control with specialized chipbreakers. These chipbreakers are designed to pull the chips away from the material and promote faster chip break-away. Both the ZX10 & ZXT10 are best for machining steel, stainless steel and titanium in grooving/turning and back turning operations. Multiple thickness and radius options are available in TiAlN coating (TiN available upon request).
Editor PickCan Additive Manufacturing Increase Milling Feed Rates?
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.