Carbide End Mills Lengthen Tool Life, Reduce Wear
Amerimold 2017: RobbJack will highlight its DM/MDM end mills.
RobbJack will highlight its DM/MDM end mills, made from a carbide material and coating combination said to last 450 percent longer than comparable tools designed for hard-metal applications. Testing in D2 steel with a hardness of 58 HRC resulted in a smooth wear land of just 0.0025", the company says.
Applying ceramic inserts is not a simple substitution of one cutting tool material for another. There are significant process considerations that shops should examine carefully in order to realize performance and tool life expectations from ceramic inserts. Here's a look at some of the ways they are used.
Simple process considerations can increase your productivity in milling titanium alloys.
Liquid coolant offers advantages unrelated to temperature. Forced air is the fluid of choice in this shop...but even so, conventional coolant can't be eliminated entirely.