Ceramics materials and their application to cutting tool technology: A review

Ulanbek Auyeskhan 1, Asma Perveen 1


Development of new manufacturing processes and new materials for various industrial applications has pushed the development of cutting tool towards its limit. Recent ceramic cutting tool shows capability of cutting hard to machine materials with high spindle speed as well as supports the concept of green manufacturing. Two major categories of ceramic tools such as alumina and silicon based are thoroughly discussed along with their properties. Fabrication processes such as hot pressing, hot isostatic pressings and reaction bonding for the above mentioned ceramic’s cutting tool are also presented in this review paper.


ceramics; cutting tools; silicon nitride; alumina; hot pressing

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.24294/cse.v0i0.867


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