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The article "High Speed Steel: Different Grades for Different Requirements" appeared in the September/October 2004 issue of Gear Technology.

Summary
Hobs, broaches, shaper cutters, shaver cutters, milling cutters, and bevel cutters used in the manufacture of gears are commonly made of high speed steel. These specialized gear cutting tools often require properties, such as toughness or manufacturability, that are difficult to achieve with carbide, despite the developments in carbide cutting tools for end mills, milling cutters, and tool inserts.

Keywords
cutting tools, materials, steel, HSS, high-speed steel, carbide

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