WPC Processing of Cutting Tools

Effects of WPC Processing

1:Increased wear resistance
2:Reduced cutting resistance
3:Increased chipping resistance
4:Increased surface hardness
5:Increased adhesion of various films

Examples of Increase in Product Life as a result of WPC Processing

HSSCO drill : More than 5X
HSSE steam-treated tap : 4X
burnishing reamer with cemented carbide step : 3X
SKH51 brooch : 4X
TiCN coating applied following pretreatment
of cemented carbide end mill : More than 7X
cemented carbide chips : More than 2X

Result of comparison test

High steel steel Hob
・Untreated products : 400pieces
・WPC treated products : 400hours