HC6For machining ductile cast iron| TiC ceramic + alumina

Specialized ceramic for finishing ductile iron

TiC based Alumina ceramic designed specifically for machining ductile cast iron

High-speed finish turning at Vc=~400m/min

Features

  • The world's first Alumina-TiC based ceramic grade
  • Ceramic developed to target machining ductile cast iron
  • Exceptional wear resistance extends tool life even at high cutting speeds

Tooling application

Ductile cast iron
TurningFinishing

Grade characteristics

Cutting conditions

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Grade Material Operation type Machining Cutting speed (m/min) Feed(mm/rev) DOC(mm) Coolant
HC6 Ductile cast iron Turning Finishing 200 - 500 0.1 - 0.3 -1.0 DRY / WET

Case study

Differential case
Material :
Ductile cast iron
Cutting speed :
270m/min
Feed :
0.2mm/rev
DOC :
0.5mm
Coolant :
WET
HC6

60 pcs / corner

Competitor’s CVD coated carbide

30 pcs / corner

HC6 machined with 2 times the tool life of the competitor's CVD coated carbide.
Camshaft
Material :
Ductile cast iron
Cutting speed :
450m/min
Feed :
0.01mm/rev
DOC :
0.2mm
Coolant :
WET
HC6

650 pcs / corner

Competitor’s CVD coated carbide
150 pcs / corner
HC6 achieved 2 times longer tool life compared to the competitor's CVD coated carbide.

Tool lineup

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