Ceramic Inserts Overview

JX1- Semi-finishing & Finishing

● Significantly extended tool life compared to whisker ceramics

● Double cutting speed potential compared to whisker ceramics; 480 m/min speed capability

● Superior surface finish compared to whisker ceramics

● Applicable to powder-metallurgical heat resistant alloys; able to cut new aerospace materials


JP2 - Finishing

● Superior wear resistance compared to CBN's

● Superior notching resistance vs CBN or carbides

● Superior surface finishes vs CBNs and coated carbides

● High speed finish turning can be performed at 240m/min or higher

● 10 to 15 cutting speed vs. CBNs; 510 m/min speed capability

● Coated Multi-tipped Brazed Inserts