Emuge-Franken USA has announced the introduction of its Cera-Cut end mills featuring a high-hardness cutting ceramic head brazed to a carbide shank for optimal vibration dampening and longer tool life compared to one-piece ceramic tools.
Featuring a high-feed duplex cutting edge geometry, Cera-Cut produces high metal removal rates in challenging nickel-based alloys, resulting in machining parts 200-400% faster than conventional carbide end mills. Also, the tool life of Cera-Cut is up to five times higher than regular carbide end mills.
“With the growing use of heat resistant super alloys, we are pleased to offer our customers new, long-lasting five-flute ceramic end mills for roughing and milling in these challenging applications,” said Dan Doiron, Manager, Milling Products, Emuge-Franken USA. “For example, Cera-Cut excels in the machining of complex aerospace parts.”
Emuge-Franken Cera-Cut End Mills are designed for the consistent cutting of high-temperature resistant materials such as Inconel, Hastelloy, and Nimonic as well as the machining of hardened tool steels. Cera-Cut is also suitable for making interrupted cuts, and offers a tight cutting diameter tolerance ranging from -0.0008″ to -0.0016″ (-20 to -40 microns), depending on the tool diameter.
Cera-Cut end mills can be used for roughing or prefinishing, and can produce 2D or 3D contours, and are suitable for face milling, slot milling, helical milling, contour milling, and pocket milling. Emuge-Franken Cera-Cut End Mills are offered in different diameters from 0.24 to 0.79 inches (6 to 20 mm). Corner radius, modular and special designs are also available.