European Powder Metallurgy Association

TE-C3X Drill Bit PMSP

TE-C3X Drill Bit

Company: Hilti AG and Ceratizit SA

Weight: 1- 30 g
Relative Density: >99.99%
Hardness: 1250 to 1450 (HV10)

The TE-C3X is the world’s first truly mass produced, bulk, functionally graded hardmetal part. It uses separation of functions within a single component - drilling and joining - by spatial variation of properties in a single, axially pressed and liquid phase sintered hardmetal component. This newly developed PM technology is now being applied to other components that require locally adapted properties, such as cutting and wear parts.



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