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Cermets are a group of powder metallurgy products consisting of ceramic particles bonded with a metal. This article describes the composition and microstructure of titanium carbide and titanium carbonitride cermets. It tabulates typical properties of titanium carbonitride cermets and compares the properties of cermets and cemented carbides. The article also summarizes the applications of cermet cutting tools.

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Walter W. Gruss, 1989. "Cermets", Machining

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