Drilling of compacted graphite iron

CGI is a material that can meet the increasing demands for high strength and reduced weight while still retaining reasonable machinability.

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Coating challenge

Problems encountered:

  • Heat generated during machining
  • Higher cutting forces than in cutting of gray cast iron

Coating requirements:

  • High temperature resistance
  • Relatively sharp edges

Our coating recommendation

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Hardcut milling cutter

Hardcut™ Plus

Hardcut™ Plus, a TiSiN based multi-layer coating, has been developed for high speed end-milling and gear hobbing of the hardest and toughest materials including exotic nickel and titanium alloys unde…

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Dr. Kalpak Shaha, Global Segment Manager Cutting Tools, will be glad to support you.

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