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September 7th, 2009

Nanocomposites Reveal More Efficient Ceramic Cutters

Abstract:
An alumina-based nanocomposite was produced in Iran's Materials and Energy Research Center which enables the production of cheaper ceramic cutters with better mechanical properties.

According to the Iranian Nanotechnology Initiative Council, during the past years, industry workers used high carbon steels and cast alloys as metallic cutters. After a period of time, ceramic cutters including carbides, coated carbides, and alumina came into the market in order to improve the performance of the initial cutters.

Today, researchers believe that by applying nanotechnology in the production of cutters, their mechanical properties can be improved so that their performance gets better.

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