Machining solutions for industrial sectors

Use of SPK® Cutting Materials and Tool Systems in Industrial Manufacturing

To meet industrial manufacturers’ demanding requirements, CeramTec offers the right machining solutions in the fields of automotive engineering, aerospace, the transmission and bearing industry, mechanical engineering and wind power.

CeramTec provides industrial manufacturers with a wide range of ultra-modern cutting materials, coatings, cutting geometries and tool carrier systems to help solve their machining challenges. This technology enables the industrial sector to manufacture products characterized by the highest possible precision, tight tolerance ranges and perfectly coordinated surface qualities.

Vehicle Industry

SPK® precision tools from CeramTec have been an integral part of highly productive component machining solutions in the vehicle industry for over 50 years with a constant focus on delivering real cost and productivity advantages.

Examples of components

  • Brake discs
  • Transmission components
  • Flywheels

 

  • Clutch pressure plates
  • Brake components
  • Drive shafts

 

  • Hydraulic components
  • Engine components

Engine Industry

The high-performance materials used in the engine industry demand cutting materials that guarantee highest process reliability and a consistent level of quality – all requirements that SPK® products ideally fulfill.

Examples of components

  • Connecting rods
  • Belt pulleys
  • Cylinder heads
  • Cylinder sleeves

Transport

Machining components for the transportation industry often require customized solutions in order to achieve economically viable machining results – solutions like those offered by SPK® tools and cutting materials.

Examples of components

  • Bearings
  • Wheel rims
  • Shafts

Agricultural and
Construction Machines

We offer highly efficient machining solutions for agricultural and construction machine components. Our spectrum of solutions includes soft machining of steels and machining of cast iron and hardened workpieces.

Examples of components

  • Drive shafts
  • Brake components
  • Hydraulic components
  • Engine components

 
Automotive

SPK® Machining Applications have been an integral part of highly productive machining solutions for automotive industry components for over 50 years.
 

Examples of components

  • Brake discs
  • Brake drums
  • Transmission components
  • Connecting rods
  • Flywheels
  • Cylinder blocks

Aerospace

Aerospace applications place some of the highest demands on metalworking. Machining performance and process reliability are decisive parameters in this field for which CeramTec provides ideal solutions with its SPK® CSA cutting materials and MonsoonTool® Technology.

Examples of components

  • Aviation engine components such as blisks

Machine and Plant Engineering

Economical production of these oftentimes complex components made from various materials with maximum precision and superior surface structures is part of the requirements profile for which CeramTec develops innovative, cost effective machining solutions together with customers.

Examples of components

  • Transmission cases
  • Flanges
  • Guides
  • Shafts
  • Rollers

Transmission, Drive and
Bearing Industry

Surface finishes, tolerances and the service life of the cutting materials used are the factors that influence hard turning. CeramTec effectively satisfies these with the unique SPK® cutting material range comprising both PcBN and ceramic materials with matching tools.

Examples of components

  • Gears
  • Shafts
  • Large transmission components
  • Bearing rings
  • Rolling elements

Wind Power

Components for use in wind power usually require special machining solutions since large components are often machined. Tight tolerances and high-quality surface finishes demand the highest standards for cutting materials and tool heads.

Examples of components

  • Rotor flanges
  • Rotor blade connections
  • Planet carriers
  • Transmission cases
  • Transmission components

Recommended Contacts

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