Another trend is that the demand for micro-tools is higher than in earlier years,... the production of high-performance micro-tools made of cemented carbide or high-speed steel, the diameter of which starts from 35 µm and eventually reaches 0.125" (3.18 mm) Mill and drill bits.
The grain itself is more prone to microcracks and self-sharpening. ... News" in the world of grinding carbide tools, but United Grinding's Wiss said... Adopt a grinding machine that can also perform milling, drilling and thread milling.
You have cemented carbide countersinking tools, valve guide guides, hollow drills... cemented carbide is inherently more brittle than high-speed steel. ... The piston ring can match the hole on the macro level, but not on the micro level.