Metal additive manufacturing work processingRoughing with metal additive manufacturing work | Sialon ceramic

Grade for metal additive manufacturing workpiece processing

Achieving speedy rough cutting of metal additive manufacturing workpieces (nickel-based alloys)

Capable of high-speed machining about 10 times faster than carbide tools

Product machining video

Assumed machining work

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  • Additively shaped nickel-based alloys can be machined with high efficiency
  • Uses a ceramic material that emphasizes chipping resistance
    Achieves high-speed and stable machining
  • Lineup of tools for milling and end milling

Tooling application

Additively manufactured workpieces using nickel-based alloys
Milling / End milling: roughing operations

Grade characteristics

Cutting conditions

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Grade Material Operation type Machining Cutting speed (m/min) Feed (mm/t) DOC (mm) Coolant
SX3 / SX9 Additive manufacturing workpiece (Nickel-based alloy) Milling Roughing 450 - 1,000 0.07 - 0.12 - DRY
SX9 End milling 300 - 1,000 0.03​ -

End milling


Workpiece comparison before and after cutting ①

Machining that takes about 8 minutes with a carbide tool can be shortened to about 1 minute with a ceramic tool.

Workpiece comparison before and after cutting ②

Achieves high-efficiency machining approximately 20 times that of carbide tools.

Tool lineup

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