LEUCO Telcon (Villa Rica, Georgia) is featuring its high-performance PCD diamond-tipped, diamond abrasive and CVD diamond-coated cutting tools for machining composites and engineered materials. Products include PCD-tipped drills, reamers, countersinks, reamers, end mills, saw blades, electro-nickel-plated and vacuum-bonded diamond abrasive end mills, profile heads, hole saws, saw blades, solid carbide drills, reamers, drill countersinks and end mills with CVD diamond or PVD metallic coatings. Specific products at CAMX include Helicon PCD Nib Drills, P-System Helical PCD tipped router bits for high-speed machining of Nomex honeycomb core and sandwich panels, electro-nickel plated and vacuum bonded diamond abrasive tools, and CVD diamond coated tools.
Editor PickComposites in the Martian suit
When humans do finally travel to Mars, they will have to be well protected from a less-than-hospitable environment. The suit designed to do the job is already in development at NASA, and it relies heavily on composites.