Author Bill Kennedy
June 01, 2003 - 12:00pm
PCD tool costs drop as available styles proliferate.
Related Glossary Terms
- polycrystalline diamond ( PCD)
polycrystalline diamond ( PCD)
Cutting tool material consisting of natural or synthetic diamond crystals bonded together under high pressure at elevated temperatures. PCD is available as a tip brazed to a carbide insert carrier. Used for machining nonferrous alloys and nonmetallic materials at high cutting speeds.