All round turning grade CTPX710 unveiled by Ceratizit

Posted in Technical Members News on 15th Jan 2020

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All round turning grade CTPX710 unveiled by Ceratizit
Cutting Solutions by CERATIZIT a product brand of Team Cutting Tools has introduced its latest grade for
turning, CTPX710, which is set to reform insert choice for customers. Developed as a multi-application
grade utilising new coating technology and new carbide substrate, CTPX710 now means one grade can be
used across many material groups from super alloys to general steels and non-ferrous materials. The result
is reduced tool inventories and simplified toolchanging for machine operators, with just insert geometry
changing to suit specific materials, the grade remains the same.
The success of CTPX710 is the unique partnership between the carbide substrate, the latest Dragonskin
coating technology, which are then enhanced by a secondary finishing process after coating. The new
substrate is a fine-grain carbide with an optimised microstructure that provides a hard, wear resistant base
onto which the Dragonskin coating is applied. For CTPX710 inserts the coating thickness has been
increased, which provides additional damping/shock absorbing effect to further protect the substrate. During
manufacture, once the coating has been applied, the inserts are then subject to a further finishing process to
create the smoothest surface possible across the insert geometry and enhance chip flow. It is this
combination that enables CTPX710 to be applied across such a diverse range of materials, while delivering
improved cutting performance and process security.
“The arrival of CTPX710 means that customers only need one grade of carbide to cover the vast majority of
the work they will be undertaking. This is especially important for the large numbers of small to medium
sized sub-contract machine shops that take on a diverse range of work, they can now reduce tool
inventories in the knowledge that they have an insert grade that will handle all of the materials they may be
faced with,” says Adrian Fitts, Business Development Manager, Ceratizit UK & Ireland. “While the all round
performance of CTPX710 is unquestionable, we are finding it delivers excellent results when machining
Release Date: 14 th January 2020
Reference: PR-20-688-Ceratizit UK & Ireland-CTPX710

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stainless steel and duplex and super alloys, and this is of particular interest to many customers in the UK
and Ireland.”
CTPX710 inserts are available in a wide variety of standard ISO insert shapes with three insert geometries
available, these being -M34 which is aimed at turning super alloys due to the low cutting forces it generates
along with its resistance to built-up edges; For non-ferrous, steels and cast iron there are two available
geometries -25P and -25Q, the former having a sharp cutting edge providing good swarf control on softer
materials, while the latter features wiper technology to deliver higher feedrates and improved surface finish.
As with all tools from the Team Cutting Tools product brands these inserts are available ex-stock with
guaranteed next-day delivery before noon when ordered up to 6:30 PM the previous day
More detail on CTPX710 can be found here:


CTPX710 is a multi-application grade that is set to
reform insert choice for customers