PD1/PD2Non-ferrous material machining | Carbide grade for Swiss CNC lathes

High speed, high efficiency machining

Faster speed capabilities compared to carbide inserts

Optimum machining efficiency for non-ferrous materials
PCD demonstrates excellent durability with sharp cutting edge and increased chipping resistance

Product video

Features

  • The hardest fine grain diamond inserts
  • Durable insert edge during high speed machining
  • Ground chipbreakers provide excellent chip control

Tooling application

Non-ferrous machining such as aluminum, brass, resin, copper, carbon, ceramics
Front turning / Back turning / Grooving

PD1/PD2 comparison chart

3D chipbreaker selection exhibiting increased sharpness and excellent adhesion resistance

  • Curls and controls chips with high rake
  • Finishing DOC of 0.5mm

Case study

Spool
Material :
A6063 Aluminum
Cutting speed :
200m/min
Feed :
0.06mm/rev
Operation type :
Continuous pass
Coolant :
WET
PD1

10,000pcs / corner

Competitor's brazed carbide insert
1,000pcs / corner

PD1 shortened cycle time on this single pass operation and performed well with no issue of BUE resulting in a good surface finish.

Spool
Material :
A6061
Cutting speed :
170m/min
Feed :
0.06mm/rev
DOC :
0.15mm
Coolant :
WET
PD2

10,000pcs / corner

Competitor’s PVD

5,000pcs / corner

PD2 doubled the productivity with its superior wear resistance compared to the competitor's PCD.

Tool lineup

Please check product catalog for tooling lineup