Cutting Tool Materials

The chart below shows the relationship between various tool materials, in relation with hardness on a vertical axis and toughness on a horizontal axis.
Today, cemented carbide, coated carbide and TiC-TiN-based cermet are key tool materials in the market, as they offer a good balance of hardness and toughness.

CUTTING TOOL MATERIALS

GRADE CHARACTERISTICS

GRADE CHARACTERISTICS



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