TM4General purpose grade emphasizing wear resistance | Carbide grade for Swiss CNC lathes

A best seller for Swiss CNC lathes

General purpose grade machining various workpiece materials

Balance of toughness, wear resistance and sharp cutting edge

Features

  • General purpose grade with a thin TiN-TiCN-TiN coat that is exceptionally smooth to improve adhesion resistance and sharpness

Tooling application

Successfully machines various workpiece materials.
Front turning / Back turning / Grooving / Cut off / ID boring / Socket machining / Milling

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Case study

Auto parts
Material :
SUS304
Cutting speed :
80 m/min
Feed :
0.02 m/min
DOC :
~ 1.2 m/min
Coolant :
WET
TM4

950pcs / corner

Competitor’s PVD coated carbide

500pcs / corner

TM4 achieved 1.9 times longer tool life compared to the competitor's insert with stability due to it's excellent toughness.

Auto parts
Material :
S20C
Cutting speed :
80 m/min
Feed :
0.18 m/min
DOC :
0.10 m/min
Coolant :
WET
TM4

1,000pcs / corner

Competitor’s PVD coated carbide

500pcs / corner

TM4 achieved twice the tool life of the competition during ID boring a 10mm diameter hole.

Tool lineup

Please check product catalog for tooling lineup