Tungsten carbide is a homogenous mixture of tungsten carbide grains in a tough cobalt binder matrix. Wet or dry grinding of these products may release dusts of potentially hazardous ingredients that can be inhaled, swallowed, or come in contact with skin or eyes. The c designations for grades of carbide was developed by the us army and buick during wwii. Carbide grade with 10% cobalt, submicron grain size 0. It performs extremely well in larger diameter applications where high abrasion and wear. C2, c3, or c5 carbide question practical machinist. Used mainly for machining aluminum at medium cutting speeds with medium to large chip sections. By using this manual, everyone involved in designing with or using tungsten carbide. The company reserves the right to change, amend or modify the chemical composition and or physical specifications of its product grades. Carbide cbn a2 a3 a insert grades summary of insert grades kyocera promotes research and development to help improve customers productivity and profitability.
The metal carbides grains are cemented in the binder metals matrix. Good general abrasion resistance is proved by the hard chromium carbides protecting the. Pdf abrasive wear characterization for different grades. Cemented carbide note the above table is selected from a publication. Grade properties are subject to change or upgrade without notice. Pdf machining science is aimed at defining both cutting tools and. Cutting experiments were conducted on several grades of cemented tungsten carbide tools using a high speed lathe and a cnc router and the wear. If you had a specific job or application you could specify a c grade of tungsten carbide and be able to buy from any manufacturer. Cemented carbide grades comparison table note the above table is selected from a publication.
Comparison chart carbide grades for mllling coated uncoated coated uncoated coated uncoated coated uncoated coated uncoated coated uncoated coated uncoated coated uncoated coated uncoated coated uncoated coated uncoated coated uncoated coated uncoated p01p10 c8 tn2505 tti25 ic903 in2006 gc1025 mh sp1064 vp5007 p10. Cemented tungsten carbide grades for metal forming and wear components grade specifications and application chart metal forming contact for more information. Tungsten carbide wc, also referred to as cemented carbide, is a composite material manufactured by a process called powder metallurgy. Also, the different between cast iron grades and steel grades isnt just about wearvsbreak. As for grade of carbide, ive never really dealt with c2 and c5, though, if i remember right, one is hard, one is tough. Bold type standard horizon grades and competitive equivalents. We have built a strong reputation for technical innovation, quality products and excellence in customer service. Grade range chart click here for chart adjusted for deficient color vision p steel.
These straight titanium carbide or titanium carbonitride grades do not have the fracture toughness of tungsten carbide with a cobalt binder. The company reserves the right to change, amend or modify the chemical composition and or the physical specifications of its product grades. My intent is to ignite discussion on the matter in order to improve the current practice in the cutting tool industry on one hand, and among the users of the cutting tools on the other. Isoansi class valenite iscar sandvik mitsubishi kennametal walter seco toshiba. Title of product according to the insert type product section grade application recommended for each work material cutting conditions suitable for each type of work material is shown as a general guide to select the grade. C20 c2 k20 k25 gray uncoated grade for nonferrous materials. I can bring relevant publications and other proofs to what i said. Regardless of component size, material or design, the carbide insert grade you use can make all the difference in your manufacturing productivity. Cemented tungsten carbide with cobaltnickel binder. Ic28 n10n30 p30p50 m30m40 s20s25 an uncoated carbide grade. Our carbide blank specialists will assist you with everything from grade selection to preform design. Challenging machining places high demands on insert grades for turning heat resistant super alloys hrsas and titanium. Browse iso grade classifications tungsten carbide in the ultramet catalog including part no. They are used in every major industry worldwide, from ballpoint pens to mining to petroleum drilling.
Understanding carbide substrates used in end mills destiny tool. Carbide insert grade range chart provides iso and ansi. Pdf detecting the key geometrical features and grades of carbide. Cemented carbides are the hardest manmade metalmatrix composites. Carbides specialty blanks can be manufactured for your specific requirements using any of the grades we offer. Utilise our sline solid to produce highperforming standard tools made of highquality secondary raw materials. Sx5 is the toughest grade for machining through scale or interruptions. They have a binder content in the range of 312% by weight. I just want to show that many people are dreaming about carbide grades, for example. This grade reduces adhesion and microchipping with a highquality cutting edge to achieve excellent machined surface quality. Selecting the right insert grade for your specific machining operation helps you stay ahead of the competition. Abrasive wear characterization for different grades of tungsten carbide material. Cemented carbide grades and physical properties carbide grade wc grain size binder binder content ww density gcm hardness hv30 hardness hra.
In the most popular grades commercially available youll have titanium carbide or titanium carbonitride with tungsten carbide for toughness. The microstructure of this material consists of primary m7c3 carbides in a eutectic matrix of austenite and carbide. Cemented carbide may also contain proportions of titanium carbide tic, tantalum carbide tac or niobium carbide nbc. Used for semifinishing, finishing and semiroughing of aluminum, cast iron and stainless steel. Federal carbide company manufactures a variety of heavy metal products to our customers specifications. The original concept was to rate tungsten carbide according to the job it could do. A000 ahow this section page is organised agraph of chip control by work material zorganised according to turning insert shape. Carbide s specialty blanks can be manufactured for your specific requirements using any of the grades we offer.
Nonstock c23 c2c3 k10k20 m20 gray premium c2c3 grade for nonferrous metals, plastics and nonmetals. Thus the premium silicon carbide powders obtain a more complete reaction between the silica and carbon components. Click here for a printerfriendly version of our grades table quality carbide metals, inc. Chemical composition weight percent hardness hra density gcm3 average transverse rupture strength wc co other psi tungsten carbide grades with cobalt binder ultrafine. If youre looking for a better way to determine the tungsten carbide grade thats right for.
Cvdcoated carbide grades pvdcoated carbide grades cclass p m k n s h ku25t c2, c6 composition. With a higher cobalt content than ku10t, this grade provides the toughness. Siaion ceramics offer better notching resistance and are tougher than whisker based ceramics. For example, cf carbide grades developed for toolmaking meet the most extreme requirements.
The classification of carbides according to grain size corresponds to the recommendations of. Developed for general machining of low and medium c5c6 p10p25. All federal carbide cemented tungsten carbide grades chemical family. They are used in every major industry worldwide, from ballpoint pens to mining to.
This fact makes ceratizit hard materials and carbides indis pensable materials in order to. The proportion of carbide phase is generally between 70 and 97% of the total weight of the composite. Three product lines for carbide rods and selection of carbide grades based on your requirements and the desired price category, when it comes to tool production you can avail yourself of three different product lines for carbide rods. Grades composition and properties the classification of carbides according to grain size corresponds to the recommendations of the powder metallurgy association. Iso mitsubishi carbide sumitomo electric tungaloy kyocera dijet hitachi tool sandvik kennametal seco tools classifi iscar cation symbol turning milling. This grade is ideal for the manufacturing of thinfilm diamondcoated carbide tools. Elizabeth carbide components is a quality source for edm wire and edm ram capabilities of tungsten carbide and tool steels. Ball size grade tolerance definitions hartford technologies. Types of cemented carbide all about cemented carbide. Carbide grades for indexable drill inserts kennametal insert grade system grade coating insert composition and application ansi class iso class kc7020 composition.
Ansi grade classifications tungsten carbide on ultramet. Legend for stock status mark is shown on the left hand page of each doublepage spread. Email this page download pdf download pdf printable page. Regardless of component size, material or design, the insert grade you use can make all the difference in your manufacturing productivity. The fusion process is called liquid phase sintering, or sinter for short. Iso grade classifications tungsten carbide on ultramet.
Manual polishing of carbide is always done using diamond. Insert grades a a4 grade comparison chart cvd coated grades applications work material classification code sumitomo electric mitsubishi tungaloy kyocera mitsubishihitachi ntk sandvik kennametal seco tools walter iscar taegutec. Coated grades pvd triple layer coated submicron grade for stainless steels, cast iron, titanium, non ferrous metals and most of the high temperature alloys. Find the right solution for your hrsa or titanium turning operation here. Frecut 3m pro grade with noslip grip backing pro grade precision. The vista metals advantage whether its a high or low volume of detailed intricate shapes, vista metals delivers the quality, longlasting tungsten carbide preforms you need, on time with unsurpassed excellence. Iso turning inserts for difficulttocut materials mp9005 mp9015 mp9025 mt9005 mt9015. Nano, ultrafine and submicron grades of carbide are what are generally used for end mills. Finish cutting breaker of cermet grade for steel fp breaker. Tungsten carbide grade chart cobalt binder nickel binder. Silicon carbide sic is an interesting material that has found application in a variety of industries.
Pvd tincoated grade with a wear and craterresistant straight substrate containing 10% cobalt. Grade specificatins available in wire edm grade sinterhip process guaranteed please visit our website for the latest grade specification information. Carbide grades 5 horizon uncoated carbide grades grade ansi iso color description c10 c1 \ c5 k40 p40 gray tough grade for small diameters or severe applications at low speeds. Tungsten carbide grades chemical composition and powder characteristics % % % density hardness traverse rupture quality wc others co grain gcm3 hra nmm2 k10 k20 93 1 6 0. Insert grades a a4 grade comparison chart cvd coated grades applications work material classification code sumitomo electric mitsubishi tungaloy kyocera mitsubishihitachi ntk sandvik kennametal seco tools walter iscar taegutec for turning steel p05 ac8015p ac810p ue6105 t9105 t9215 ca510 ca5505 hg8010. Browse ansi grade classifications tungsten carbide in the ultramet catalog including part no. The resulting crystal structure is a hexagonal rhombohedral crystal structure with a hardness of approxi mately 2500 hv. This will ensure that you receive the longest possible life out of your tooling. Code,cobalt co,titanium carbide tic,tantalum carbide ta,tungsten carbide wc,hardness hra,density,transverse rupture t. By using this manual, everyone involved in designing with or using.
Carbide grades always the right solution for your application three product lines for carbide rods and selection of carbide grades based on your requirements and the desired price category, when it comes to tool production you can avail yourself of three different product lines for carbide rods. Pdf cemented carbide grades and physical properties carbide. Employs absotech bronze, a new pvd coating and exclusive tough carbide substrate. The metal carbide s grains are cemented in the binder metals matrix. Note the above table is selected from a publication. Tungsten carbide wc, the hard phase, together with cobalt co, the binder phase, forms the basic cemented carbide structure from which other types of cemented carbide have been developed. Sumitomo electric hardmetal, global web site, cutting tools, diamond tools, cbn tools, laser optics. Tungsten carbide material safety data sheet chemical name. Duaplate is available in a range of grades to suit general abrasion, high abrasion, high impact, and high temperatures. All categories standard grade offerings iso grade classifications iso grade classifications tungsten carbide view items iso grade classifications tungsten carbide email this page download pdf download pdf printable page. During normal usage cemented carbide products do not present inhalation, ingestion, or other chemical hazards of any kind. The two best known applications of this material are its use as an abrasive material and its more recent use as a wide band gap semiconductor for high power.
Pdf detecting the key geometrical features and grades of. Carbide grain size thus the new micrograin carbides and binders make a big difference in strength and wear resistance. An advanced pvd coating over a tough and highly wear resistant carbide substrate. Tungsten carbide grade comparison chart by federal carbide. Ku25t is ideal for finishing to general machining of most workpiece materials. Carbide grade selection choose the carmex grade specifically formulated for your application from the following list. General carbide manufactures tungsten carbide tooling in a wide range of grades. Hertel carbide turning grade recommended sfmg hc125t hc310t hp225t hp515t hc210 hc225 hc325 hc335 ht10 material group hardness hb sfpm sfpm sfpm sfpm sfpm sfpm sfpm sfpm sfpm 125 618 943 394 919 150250 553 780 427 820 300 423 650 328 591 180 553 8 427 656 new grades classic grades work piece material treatment alloy non. Detecting the key geometrical features and grades of carbide inserts for the turning of nickelbased alloys concerning surface integrity. The carbide grains are fused into a solid matrix of cobalt metals. Understanding carbide substrates used in end mills. You may download our grade chart in either an html or pdf format by selecting the desired version at right. Kyocera provides highquality inserts in various grades including cermet, coated carbide, coated super micro grain carbide, carbide, ceramic, pcd and cbn.118 212 378 1119 1337 1031 416 536 1021 1244 492 458 841 904 191 1519 1235 1010 1413 1550 330 1064 774 106 230 560 200 731 130 567 154 1257 958 963