Tungaloy America, Inc.

3726 N Ventura Dr.

Arlington Heights, IL 60004 US


A Message from Tungaloy America, Inc.

Company Profile

Since its inception in the 1930's when it was Japan's first company to develop a cemented carbide, Tungaloy has a long history of excellence in the development of materials for metal cutting tools and innovative industrial products.

As Seen In Production Machining

TinyTurn Collet Chuck Sleeve

Tungaloy Collet Chuck Sleeve Strengthens ID Turning Capability for Small Diameters
TinyMini-Turn is a boring tool system consisting of solid carbide boring bars and sleeves, designed for high precision internal boring, grooving and threading applications in small diameters as small as 0.6 mm (0.024").

Tool Improves Efficiency in Cutting 4140 Steel
Switching from a cutting tool insert that produced 24 parts per cutting edge to one that produces 40 parts per cutting edge saved a shop time and money. 

-01 geometries from Tungaloy

Tungaloy’s -01 Geometry for Precision Finish Turning on Swiss Lathes
The -01 geometry is designed to deliver consistent chip control at light cutting depths of 0.5-mm (0.020") or smaller.

TungMeister milling head system

TungMeister Interchangeable Milling Head System
The interchangeable four-flute cutter heads are designed to allow a quick, easy and accurate tool change between various operations.

BX480 insert

Tungaloy's Inserts for Higher Turning Efficiency of Ferrous Metals
BX480 is a high cBN content T-CBN grade and has a well-sintered cubic boron nitride grain structure with a good balance of wear and fracture resistance.

Turning-A turning holders

Tungaloy Broadens its OD Toolholder Length Variations
Tungaloy is expanding its Turning-A series of OD turning holders to include short length holders.

collection of inserts

PVD-Coated Grade AH8015 Boosts Productivity for ISO S Materials
Tungaloy adds PVD-coated grade AH8015 in several geometry types to its MiniForce-Turn series for machining heat-resistant superalloys, steel and stainless steel.

collection of inserts

BXA20 T-CBN Inserts Enhance Solutions for Hard Turning
Tungaloy adds a number of new geometries and shapes to its BXA20 line, a grade of coated T-CBN inserts, designed for efficiency for hard turning operations.

insert grade series

Tungaloy's T9255 Insert Grade Enhances Turning Performance
Tungaloy’s T9225 insert grade complements the T9200 CVD grade series for steel turning.

Quick-change tooling system

Coupling Sizes Added to TungCap Quick-Change Tooling
Tungaloy is expanding its TungCap PSC quick-change tooling system that promises higher productivity in a variety of CNC lathe machining.

CBN inserts

WavyJoint CBN Inserts Enable Hard Turning
Tungaloy’s WavyJoint CBN inserts are a CBN brazing technology for high productivity in hard turning operations that are designed to improve machining efficiency.

Chamfer cutter

TungQuad Chamfer Cutter Offers Versatility
Tungaloy Corp.’s TungQuad chamfer cutter series uses compact inserts in a positive, single-sided, square shape that can front-chamfer holes. 

Face mill cutters

Expanded TFE Face Mill Series Eliminates Axial Runout
Tungaloy has expanded its TFE series face milling cutters for finishing applications to incorporate bodies with insert adjustable pockets that eliminate axial runout of the inserts.

Grade AH8015 inserts

Grade AH8015 Inserts are Intended for Large Stock Removal
Tungaloy Corp.’s grade AH8015 inserts have a double-sided insert geometry that is said to bring benefits in tool economy and productivity.

Face mills

DoTriple-Mill Face Mill Series Includes M-Class Inserts
Tungaloy Corp.’s DoTriple-Mill face mill series includes pressed-to-size inserts in Class-M dimensional tolerance that are fixed to the cutter by a dovetail clamping mechanism. 

Seminar will Showcase Machining High Temperature Materials
Toyoda Americas and Tungaloy will host Accelerated Machining of Precipitation Hardened Stainless Steel, a lunch learning seminar looking at and demonstrating machining high temperature materials, such as 15-5 stainless steel, on Thursday, Feb. 22.

Inserts and holders

ISO-EcoTurn Series Includes VNMG Inserts and Holders
Tungaloy’s ISO-EcoTurn turning insert and holder system series includes VNMG inserts and holders that offer holders for OD and ID turnings, as well as holders with TungCap connectors.


Inserted Indexable Gundrill Line Does High Feed Drilling
Tungaloy Corp.’s DeepTriDrill inserted indexable gundrill line has options down to a diameter range of 14-15.9 mm, as deep hole drilling is a challenging operation and often creates a bottleneck in holemaking shops.


DoForce-Tri Shoulder Milling Cutters Meet Many Types of Jobs
Tungaloy America, Inc.’s DoForce-Tri is a shoulder milling cutter featuring a double sided insert with six cutting edges and three types of inserts to meet the needs of many different jobs.

TungMeister Endmill System

TungMeister Endmill System Ensures Light Cutting Action
Tungaloy Corp.’s TungMeister changeable-head endmill system involves a line of modular heads for TungForce-Rec, the indexable miniature shoulder milling cutter series. 

TetraMini-Cut Series

TetraMini-Cut Series Indexes Repeatability and Tool Life Stability
Tungaloy’s TetraMini-Cut series features a compact four cornered insert that is clamped in a pocket for indexing repeatability and tool life stability and includes two chipbreaker styles: the TCG style chipbreaker and the TCP style.

Product Categories of Tungaloy America, Inc.

Boring Tools & Heads for Machining Centers
Boring Tools for Turning Machines
Chamfering Tools
Cut-off Attachments
Cut-Off Tools/Attachments
Diamond Tools
Die and Mold Components
Drilling Heads/Attachments
End Mills
Facing Tools/Heads
Grooving Tools
Inserts, Indexable (Carbide, etc.) & Tool Inserts
Milling Cutters
Milling Heads/Attachments
Thread Milling Cutters
Threading Tools
Threading Tools - Cutting
Tool Blanks
Tooling Materials, Carbides
Tooling Materials, Ceramics
Tooling Systems, Modular and/or Quick-Change
Turning Attachments