Author David Novak
June 01, 2002 - 12:00pm
The benefits of tools made from single-crystal diamond.
Related Glossary Terms
- single-crystal diamond
Industrial-grade, natural diamond. Not recommended for cutting ferrous materials because it tends to react chemically with them and break down. Also not recommended for interrupted cuts in hard materials. Replaced by polycrystalline diamond in many applications. See diamond; PCD, polycrystalline diamond; superabrasive tools.