CC AluSpeed®

The light grey coating material, CC AluSpeed, was especially developed for high-performance machining of aluminium and aluminium alloys.

With its low affinity to aluminium, AluSpeed prevents the formation of built-up edges to a particularly large extent. The extremely smooth surface reduces friction on the face and makes machining easier.

Accurately constructed, the high degree of hardness also guarantees excellent wear protection.

Colour: Silver-Grey;
Microhardness Temperature (°C): 4,000;
Maximum Application: 900;
Coating Structure: Monolayer


Case Study

Application: 3FL, Ø1/2" Carbide Endmill
Part:
Aluminum Hinge Bracket
Processing Time:
58 minutes (Uncoaded Carbide Endmill)
Current Tool Life:
3 Slots (2100mm Total Length)
     Speed - 7334 rpm
     Feed - 154 ipm
Failure Mode:
Significant flute build when SFM was increased
Coating:
CC AluSPeed (TiB2)
Results:
Niagara Tools CC AluSpeed Coated Endmill
     Tool Life - 7 Slots (5600 mm Total Length)
     Speed - 9167 rpm
     Feed - 192.5 mm/min
Improvement:
20% decrease in cycle time

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