In every business, efficiency is critical to the bottom line. Manufacturing is plagued with the same constraints when machines are sitting idle. At Crystal Cut Tool. INC. we offer a wide variety of synthetic diamond alternatives as a direct replacement to that of natural diamonds.
Many of our customers have asked, “Why should I use synthetics?” In many cases, synthetic diamonds have greater superiority to that of natural diamonds.
Please contact us for more information about your application and to identify available synthetic options.
Consistency is key when selecting dressing tools.
As the consistency of a dressing tool improves, the overall grinding process becomes more efficient. Keep in mind that synthetics aren’t always the right choice, but in our experience and testing, they have proven outperformance to that of standard diamonds. But let’s take a closer look at what sets the alternatives apart.
- Synthetics come in a multitude of shapes and sizes that can be tailored per application.
- Being that man-made diamonds are created in a closed environment, the elimination of natural flaws and imperfections are easily negated.
- Synthetic diamond tools don’t require indexing, allowing for continuous use with minimal downtime.
- Synthetic wear is consistent in the sense that the tool’s worn face is similar to its starting contact area versus natural stones widening contact area.
- Synthetics have a high resistance to thermal shock
- Very low friction coefficient.
Our synthetic line-up includes:
Monocrystalline (Mono) Diamond
This diamond is grown from a single diamond crystal that is then shaped per specific application. In raw form, these diamonds are recognized by their yellow-amber color. Monocrystals are a top-tier option in synthetics.
CVD or Chemical Vapor Deposition
This synthetic diamond is created during the reaction between a hydrocarbon gas mixture. Causing the gas molecules to be deposited onto a substrate within a vacuum chamber. From then these diamonds are shaped per application. Identifiable by their graphite appearance. Even after production, these diamond tools are easily identifiable.
PCD or Polycrystalline Diamond
PCD diamonds are created by sintering micron-sized synthetic diamond powders together using extreme heat and pressure. PCD diamonds can be tailored to the micron level in terms of durability and longevity.