The Ma Ford Tuffcut X-Al is a Standard length Uncoated coated ball nose Carbide Ball Finisher. It has a single end, and a round shank. This mill is capable of cutting ALUMINUM,PLASTIC For further size a specification data, please view the Additional Information Tab
Features and Benefits
UNCOATED is as it states no coating. This tool still has many benefits over a coated tool. All coating put heat in the tool causing them to become more brittle. Long reach small diameter tools many times perform better uncoated as they dont snap as easily. Applications were coatings may leave partials in the part. J polished tools coatings tend not to adhere to showing very little benefit in tool life. Micro tooling where surface footage is never going to be achieved. Cost is not much different today but there is still a small up charge for coating.
Benefits of Carbide
Carbide is the most versatile material for cutting all materials. This should be the first choice for rigid cutting. Carbide comes in many different varieties of toughness and hardness. Round tools are limited in varsity as they are extruded. Inserts come in hundreds of combinations as they are sintered and pressed.
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