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Objective

Polish/Smooth PVD coated surfaces/flutes to remove inherent droplets from coating in order for smoother cutting process

IndustryAutomotive
Part DescriptionEndmills
Fabrication Method Ground
MaterialCarbide
Process TechnologyCoated Tool Polishing, Dry Finishing, Polishing
Equipment TypeAutohone

Fullerton has sent us 2 different sets of 3/8 carbide endmills. Endmills have different coated surfaces. Primary objective it to remove inherent droplets from coating.  Refrain from removing coating from cutting edge.  Process type will be done in automated drag finisher.

If you are unsure what equipment and media you require to achieve your desired surface finish, then send us your part, and we will evaluate it and provide you with a metrology report.