Chapter 1. Ceramic Cutting Tools
- William Smothers
Published Online: 26 MAR 2008
Copyright © 1982 The American Ceramic Society, Inc.
Proceedings of the 10th Automotive Materials Conference: Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, Volume 3, Issue 7/8
How to Cite
Burden, S. J. (1982) Ceramic Cutting Tools, in Proceedings of the 10th Automotive Materials Conference: Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, Volume 3, Issue 7/8 (ed W. Smothers), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470318768.ch1
- Published Online: 26 MAR 2008
- Published Print: 1 JAN 1982
Print ISBN: 9780470373965
Online ISBN: 9780470318768
The types of ceramics that have usefulness as cutting tools are presented, as well as an overview of the properties needed in a cutting-tool material. The advantages and disadvantates of ceramic tools are examined, and the specific application areas for each type of commercial ceramic tool are discussed. The development of tougher ceramics is reviewed, and the properties of some advanced ceramic materials are summarized.