8/11/2020

Carmex Inserts Designed for Challenging Machining Applications

Originally titled 'Diamond Inserts Designed for Challenging Machining Work '
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Carmex diamond PCD, CVD-T and PCBN turning inserts designed to increase efficiency and productivity for difficult materials.

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Carmex Precision Tools’ diamond turning inserts are designed to deliver higher productivity and greater efficiency in machining non-ferrous and hard materials faster and more effectively than grinding or ceramics. According to the company, the diamond PCD inserts excel in the machining of nonferrous materials, including high-silicon aluminum, copper and brass alloys, magnesium, carbon fiber-reinforced plastics and composites.

Similarly, the CVD is designed for machining aluminum and magnesium alloys, high-silicon aluminum, precious metal alloys, plastics with abrasive fillers, tungsten carbide, and ceramic green compacts. The company says an advanced chip breaker reduces heat generation and energy consumption.

The diamond PCBN inserts are said to deliver high-precision performance and excellent surface finish in materials including hardened and heat-treated steels up to 72 HRc, high-speed steel (HSS), high alloyed steels hardened to 45 HRc and higher, super nickel-based alloys, grey cast iron, ductile and graphite.

The diamond inserts are available in both one and two cutting edge configurations to deliver both higher performance and longer tool life.

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