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Cutting Tools Volume I - Executive Summary

DUBLIN, Mar. 06, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/h6j3bw/cutting_tools) has announced the addition of Dedalus Consulting Inc's new report "Cutting Tools Volume I - Executive Summary" to their offering.

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This executive summary presents a detailed overview of the global market for cutting tools by product type, total consumption value, demand trends, end-user markets, regions, workpiece materials, and competition.

Products covered include: solid tools and indexable inserts; milling, turning and drilling tools. Grades include carbide, ceramic, cermet, cBN/PcBN, diamond and steel. Products are analyzed by country and end-use markets. Market trends and forecasts are provided for the years 2013-2018.

Key Topics Covered:

Section One: Technology Overview


Global Technological Environment

  • International Standards
  • ANSI Standards
  • ISO (International Standards Organization) Standards
  • JIS, AFNOR, BSI, DIN, UNI, SACS and CAM
  • Product Definitions
  • Indexable Inserts
  • General Terminology
  • Geometry
  • Coatings
  • Solid Cutting Tools
  • Milling Tools
  • Turning Tools
  • Drilling Tools
  • Micromachining Tools
  • Other Tools (e.g., reamers, burrs, etc.)

Cutting Tool Selection

  • Application Definition
  • Specifications
  • Workpiece Material Evaluation

Advances in General Machining Processes

  • Cutting Tool versus Machine Tool Development
  • Knowledge Gap: Education on Tool Selection and
  • Machine Capability
  • Consultant Tool Specialists Create Cottage Industry
  • Impact of Advances in Cutting Tool Grade Technology
  • Adjusting to Ceramic versus Tungsten Carbide Tooling
  • Impacts of Advances in Workpiece Material
  • Automotive Industry Increases Use of Aluminum
  • Aerospace Industry and Hardened Materials
  • Developments in Machine Tool Design and Construction
  • Quick-Change Tooling
  • Multitasking Lathes
  • Modular Tooling
  • High-Speed Machining
  • Coolant Based Machining
  • Dry Machining
  • Environmental Impact
  • Hard Turning
  • Powder Metallurgy

Developments in Cutting Tool Grades

  • Cutting Tool Grade Technology
  • Trends in General Materials Science
  • Sintered Tools
  • Brazed Tools
  • Insert Technology Overview
  • General Terminology
  • Insert Geometry

Coatings Overview

  • Coatings: Changing the Face of Tooling
  • Nanostructured Materials Coatings
  • Ceramic Coatings
  • TiN, TiCN, TiC, TiCN, TiAlN
  • Diamond Coatings
  • Advances in Coatings Technology
  • TiAL Black and gold developments
  • Diamond-like-carbon (DLC) Developments
  • Nanostructured Materials
  • Impact on Tooling and Productivity
  • Coatings Processes
  • CVD (Chemical Vapor Deposition)
  • PVD (Physical Vapor Deposition)
  • Developments in Coatings Technology

Technology Outlook

  • Cutting Tool Technology on the Horizon
  • Advances in Materials Science Offer Both Challenges and Measurable Productivity Gains
  • Nanostructured Materials
  • Ultrafine Grain (Micrograin) Carbides
  • Ceramics
  • Increasing Productivity with New Designs

Section Two: Market Overview

Global Cutting Tools Market Overview

  • Total Demand by Country for Cutting Tools ($MM): 2012-2018
  • Trends & Forecasts in Cutting Tool Consumption
  • Factors Affecting Cutting Tool Demand
  • Global Industry Trends
  • Cutting Tool versus Machine Tool Development
  • World Machining Industry by Product Type ($MM): 2012-2018
  • Machine Tools Industry Overview
  • Global Demand ($MM) for Machine Tools by Region and Type: 2012-2018
  • Trends & Forecasts
  • Machine Tool Design and Productivity

Technological Drivers

  • Shifts in Manufacturing Technology
  • Material Advances Increase Efficiency
  • General Machining
  • High-Speed Machining
  • Definition
  • What are the economic benefits?
  • Impact on Tooling
  • Milling/Turning
  • Screw Machining
  • Swiss Style
  • Quick-Changing
  • Multitasking Lathe Concept
  • Impacts of Advances in Workpiece Material
  • Super Alloys
  • Productivity and Manufacturing Research

Techniques in Weathering a Down Market and Slow Recovery

  • Cutting Tool Producer Strategies in Reducing Costs
  • Machine Shop Strategies in Reducing Costs
  • Offsetting Increasing Labor Costs
  • Reduction of Energy Costs
  • Machine Tool Selection
  • Trends in Machine Tool Productivity Designs
  • Impacts of Just-In-Time Practices
  • Economics of Machining
  • Economics of High-Speed Machining
  • Economic Benefits of Dry Machining

For more information visit http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/h6j3bw/cutting_tools

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