Cermet cutting tool

Illustration of Cermet cutting tool

Cutting tool made by pressing or MOLDING, followed by sintering of cemented carbide powder with titanium carbonitride

Cermet is a cemented carbide cutter but differs in that it contains titanium carbonitride (Titanium carbide, TiC and Titanium nitride, TiN) which gives an improved wear resistance and increased resistance to the CLADDING.

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