Solid Ceramic Endmills Execute High Speed and Performance

The Greenleaf XSYTIN-360 endmill line retains a four-flute design that is said to offer ten times higher productivity and improved versatility.


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Greenleaf XSYTIN-360 high-performance ceramic endmills.

Photo Credit: Greenleaf Corp.

Greenleaf Corp. presents the XSYTIN-360 line of high-performance solid ceramic endmills, to the global market. Ideally suited for machining materials in the aerospace, automotive, die & mold and power generation industries, the endmills combine Greenleaf’s phase-toughened XSYTIN-1 ceramic substrate with a cutting geometry that is said to offer ten times higher productivity, and more versatility. The strength of the material enables chip load applications similar to solid carbide endmills with higher speeds common to ceramic machining. 

XSYTIN-360 endmills offer high material removal rates. They are also effective when machining a variety of different materials including high-temperature alloys, 3D-printed sintered high-temperature alloys, hardened steels, ductile cast irons and compacted graphite iron (CGI). In hardened steels specifically, XSYTIN-360 endmill tool life has reportedly proven to be equal to high-performance carbide endmills when run at high-end speeds (11,460 rpm), while also removing over 73 in3 (over 1,200 cm3) of material.

Additional features include a four-flute design that minimizes cutting forces, and enables maximum material removal in slotting, pocketing and profiling applications; ultra-high strength and wear resistance at high feed rates; endmill length that provides the option for regrind capabilities; and a broad application and speed range, including a doubled feed rate capability.

XSYTIN-360 inch and metric endmills are available.