Sumitomo Electric Carbide Inc.
1001 Business Ctr.
Mt. Prospect , IL 60056 US
PCBN and PCD GRADES - Through advanced metallurgy research, Sumitomo provides a wide variety of polycrystalline cubic boron nitrides (PCBN) and polycrystalline diamonds (PCD) that contribute to the advancement of technology and cutting tool performance. Ideal for high-speed, high-hardness applications, our PCBN can take on alloy steels with hardnesses greater than 45 Rockwell C, as well as a variety of types of cast irons and cast steels. Our PCD grades AC6030/AC6040 provide the toughness of cemented carbide and wear resistance of diamond. It was specially developed for machining of non-ferrous materials. This truly revolutionary grade is available for turning, milling, boring and other demanding machining applications
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Berkshire Hathaway Acquires 5% Passive Stake in Five Leading Japanese Trading Companies
The companies include Itochu, Marubeni, Mitsubishi, Mitsui and Sumitomo.
Sumitomo Electric Carbide Joins OMIC R&D
The Japanese carbide manufacturer is the 30th company to join the Oregon Manufacturing Innovation Center Research and Development.
AC4000K Turning Grades Provide Double the Wear Resistance
Sumitomo Electric Carbide Inc.’s AC4010K and AC4015K series turning grades for cast iron feature technologies that result in a long and stable tool life and crystal orientation control technology that provides double the wear resistance during high-speed machining.
AC1030U Grade Features Absotech Bronze PVD Coating
Sumitomo Electric Carbide Inc.’s AC1030U high precision small parts machining grade provides resistance against adhesion and microchipping for surface finishes.
TSX Series Tangential Milling Cutter Handles High Feed Rates
Sumitomo Electric Carbide Inc.’s TSX series tangential milling cutter is designed for efficient shoulder milling and is engineered with a tough and sharp cutting edge for stable, highly efficient machining at high feed rates.
Kennametal and Sumitomo Electric Agree
These two signed a licensing agreement under which Sumitomo Electric will provide and support Kennametal’s KM4X spindle solution to its customers globally.