Ceramic Inserts for Aerospace Applications
Greenleaf’s WG-300, WG-600 and WG-700 whisker-reinforced ceramic inserts are designed for machining high-strength alloy materials and turbine machining operations.
Reducing cutting fluid use offers the chance for considerable cost savings. Tool life may even improve.
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.
Running rotary milling cutters at the proper speeds and feeds is critical to obtaining long tool life and superior results, and a good place to start is with the manufacturer's recommendations. These formulas and tips provide useful guidelines.