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Sumitomo Electric Carbide, Inc.

1001 Business Center Dr., Mount Prospect, IL, 60056, USA

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Sumitomo Electric Carbide, Inc.

Machinery & Machining Tools, Portable Tools

AC1030U High Precision Machining Grade is suitable for sensor housing applications.

Nov 08, 2017

AC1030U High Precision Machining Grade is suitable for stator shafts, valve bodies and structural steel pipe applications. Unit is used to cut soft steel, carbon steel, stainless steel, brass, cast iron and exotic material. Product comes with absotech bronze PVD coating and carbide substrate. Grade’s coating features smooth anti-chipping layer and high hardness / heat resistance layer.

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Machinery & Machining Tools, Portable Tools

AC4000K Series Turning Grades use residual stress control technology.

Oct 07, 2017

AC4000K Series Turning Grades is available in AC4010K and AC4015K variants. Units consist of cutting edge treatment. AC4010K model is suitable for cast iron brake discs and flywheels and ductile iron gear cases applications. AC4010K comes with ultra-high machining speed of vc = 2,300 SFM. AC4015K is used for cutting of ductile cast iron and offers longer and stable tool life.

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Machinery & Machining Tools

TSX Series Cutter comes with 4-corner tangentially mounted insert.

Apr 11, 2017

Available in two precision-ground insert sizes for providing maximum depth of 8mm and 12mm, TSX Series Cutter is designed with tough and sharp cutting edge. Suitable for small job cuttings to heavy duty applications, TSX Series Cutter offers reduced cutting force, surface roughness Ra less than 0.5 µm and squareness less than 0.05mm.

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Machinery & Machining Tools

Large Dimeter Drills come in coolant through models.

Sep 01, 2016

Available in diameters ranging from 0.5625–2.5000 in. in 4XD drill body lengths, WDX-L Indexable Drill features side port coolant. All drill bodies come with 4-cornered indexable insert design. Series uses 2 inserts per drill, regardless of diameter size. Insert grades for longer tool life include ACP300 for steel, ACK300 for cast iron, and DL150 for aluminum. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Milling Cutter handles aluminum and non-ferrous materials.

Aug 05, 2016

For optimized milling efficiency, HF Series PCD Milling Cutter features high-density design with 3 teeth per inch. Double-chamfered cutting edge of insert eliminates burrs, while shape and structure of wedge clamp's locating mechanism prevents discoloration from centrifugal force and ensures safety. Cutter achieves run-out precision of 0.0002 in. or less. For optimized chip evacuation and... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Mechanical Components and Assemblies

Size 12XD SMD Replaceable Drill Head enables deep hole making.

Aug 02, 2016

Able to fit up to 5 head sizes, SMD Replaceable Head Drill line, which includes 12XD drills, allows for deep hole making. SMD drill heads, or tips, featuring radial serration coupling design, are suited for precision stable drilling. Polished flute optimizes chip evacuation, SMD nickel-plated body lends to extended tool life, and carbide substrate with DEX coating offers wear-resistance at... Read More

Fasteners & Hardware, Machinery & Machining Tools

CBN Grades deliver accuracy and maximize productivity.

Jul 28, 2016

Designed for high-precision hard turning, BNC2010 Grade features CBN substrate coated with TiCN layer to achieve optimized surface finish while minimizing wear. BNC2020 Grade, designed for general hardened steel machining, features tough CBN substrate coated with highly wear-resistant TiAIN layer for stable machining and extended tool life. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Steel Turning Grade combines tough substrate and CVD coating.

Jun 20, 2016

With tough carbide substrate and Absotech Platinum CVD Coating, AC8025P Grade provides cutting edge chipping resistance and adhesion resistance in steel turning applications. Smooth surface treatment promotes adhesion resistance along ridgeline of cutting edge, and edge sharpness reduces chattering. This grade is suitable for such steel turning applications as continuous cutting, light... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Stainless Steel Turning Grades are constructed for extended life.

Jun 12, 2015

As turning grades suited for machining stainless steels, AC6030M and AC6040M feature Absotech™ grade coating that promotes resistance to wear, adhesion, and fracture for extended tool life. While AC6030M possesses TiB2 surface layer that creates adhesion and chipping resistance, AC6040M has Ti and Al composition for optimized flank and notch wear resistance. Chipbreaker lineup, highlighted by... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Milling Cutter combines high speed, rigidity, and accuracy.

Aug 07, 2014

Ensuring rigidity and accuracy while reducing cycle times, MSX features double clamping system and achieves feed rates of up to .055 IPT. Mill is available in Weldon (EW) and Cylindrical (ELC) type shanks and suited for ramping and helical applications using general steel, alloy steel, stainless steel and cast iron. Recommended insert grades include PVD-coated ACP200 and ACP300 for... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Face Mills help eliminate burrs.

Feb 06, 2014

With unique insert chipbreaker design, WGX Wave Mill Series delivers optimized surface finish and run-out accuracy. Units also offer low cutting force due to high rake angle and optimized edge treatment for extended tool life with Super ZX and Super FF coatings. Also available, ACM200 and ACM300 insert grades are suitable for milling exotic and stainless steel materials. ACM200 CVD grade offers... Read More

Fasteners & Hardware, Material Handling & Storage

Grooving Tool Holders reduce chatter and eliminate vibration.

Nov 05, 2013

Featuring high-rigidity bodies and single-piece steel construction, GND Grooving Tool Holders deliver steady performance for turning, profiling, facing, and cut-off applications. Inserts feature precision sintering technology and offer tolerance of ±0.0012 in. for all grooving widths from 0.079–0.250 in. Tool holders provide chipbreakers for various machining applications, and each of 6... Read More

Fasteners & Hardware, Machinery & Machining Tools

CBN Grade supports high-speed finishing of cast iron.

Oct 21, 2013

Possessing densely sintered CBN particles, BN7000 Grade offers high wear and breakage resistance, ensuring stable performance and extended tool life in machining of cast iron. Product also offers wear and thermal crack resistance in high-speed machining of grey cast iron. In addition to standard edge preparation, BN7500 is available in LF (sharper) and HS (stronger) versions. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Chipbreakers handle exotics and stainless steel alloys.

Oct 08, 2013

General-purpose EEG, intended for roughing applications, features ball-shaped projection breakers. Two-step cutting edge at front reduces crater wear and produces optimal surface finish when machining exotics and stainless steel alloys. Wear resistance and chip control help reduce lead-time and increase productivity. Also available, EEF is designed for chip control during finishing... Read More

Fasteners & Hardware, Machinery & Machining Tools

Carbide Inserts suit cast iron turning applications.

Sep 23, 2013

While AC405K grade offers wear and deformation resistance for finishing grey cast iron at continuous high speeds, general-purpose AC415K grade provides stable turning in range of grey and ductile cast iron applications. When performing interrupted or unstable turning, AC420K grade features fracture resistance that promotes stability. Each grade in AC400K Series utilizes EGZ chipbreaker for... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Shoulder Milling Cutter can handle steels and cast iron.

Sep 10, 2013

Tangentially mounted for strength, PWS Shoulder Mill is able to handle materials which include steel, stainless steel, and cast iron. Optimized breakers provide optimal edge sharpness and cutting ability, while 2-step insert array structure responds to deep cutting requirements. Other features include 17 mm insert that promotes material removal, serrated design of insert that lends to... Read More

Fasteners & Hardware

Turning Inserts suit small parts machining.

Aug 27, 2013

Featuring 15° nose and sharp 8° main edge, MESI Chipbreakers provide low cutting force and offer wear resistance in applications using titanium. Wavy cutting edge maintains chip control for bar feeder machines, while incorporation of dimples minimizes cutting temperatures. Available in CCGT, DCGT, and VCGT geometries, MESI is suitable for medical parts and high precision parts machining. Read More

Fasteners & Hardware, Machinery & Machining Tools

Uncoated CBN Grade machines powdered metal with precision.

Jul 29, 2013

In addition to offering range of edge preparations for machining sintered alloys of any hardness, uncoated BN7500 CBN Grade provides multi-tip inserts. Machining stability is provided through 5 edge preparations, each serving significant purpose and providing distinct advantage for use in different applications. Along with standard edge preparation, BN7500 is available in LF (burr control), LE... Read More

Fasteners & Hardware, Machinery & Machining Tools

Face Mill machines iron and steel parts.

Feb 18, 2013

Featuring 25° lead angle, DNX 25° FaceMill is available in 3–8 in. cutter diameters and in coarse and fine pitch styles. Negative, square-shaped insert with molded wiper flat achieves up to 8 indexes. With lowered cutting force and V-shaped insert edge, DNX minimizes vibration and provides stable machining experience. Read More

Fasteners & Hardware, Machinery & Machining Tools

Uncoated Grades are suited for die steels manufacturing.

Dec 05, 2012

With fracture and wear resistance for high-speed finishing of die steels and bearings, BN1000 exhibits extended life in continuous to light-interrupted cutting. General-purpose BN2000, when machining bearings or die steels, provides stable tool life for continuous to medium-interrupted cutting. Derived from high-purity ceramic binding that optimizes heat resistance while strengthening... Read More

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