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Benefits of TiN (Titanium Nitride) Coating for Machining Tools
Decades ago, tool manufacturers discovered that coating machining tools with Titanium Nitride (TiN) would provide for longer lasting devices. It was found then that TiN coating is inert and will reduce friction as well as adding resistance to wear...
A Comprehensive Guide To Pros and Cons of Carbide Tools and HSS
As a shop engineer, you may already know that the difference between carbide tools and high-speed steel can make a significant difference in the quality of production and the speed at which you can turn out product. There are variances between...
Why should you use carbide cutting tools?
As a shop manufacturer, your tools are the most vital aspect of your business. Are they working hard enough for you? If you’re not using the right materials to cut, grind and shape your products, then you’re not maximizing your potential...
The Coating Process: CVD v PVD
So, you’ve decided that your shop could benefit from coated cutting tools, great! You’ve embarked along a valuable method of tool maintenance, one that will increase your productivity and reduce downtime. Of the many...
Coated cutting tools and their applications
Before beginning a carbide cutting operation many considerations are made, like using a coated cutting tool or noncoated cutting tool and coolant. It’s well known that carbide does well with heat yet not always remembered that intense...
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