Cutting on the curve

Sumitomo Electric Hardmetal’s range of Flat MultiDrill series (MDF) high rigidity, coated carbide drills for spotfacing and counterboring features on horizontal, curved or inclined surfaces of a component has now been extended. 
5 years ago

Sumitomo recruits heavy engineering specialist for sales and applications role

Bringing specialist skills from the heavier engineering and aerospace subcontract sectors involved with machining difficult materials and the development of lean manufacturing techniques, Andrew Pearce has been recruited by Sumitomo Electric Hardmetal to represent tool sales and customer support in the Leicester to North Yorkshire area.
6 years ago

Bronze advances for the small stuff

AC1030U is the latest turning insert development from Sumitomo Electric Hardmetal targeted at high precision small workpiece machining that covers a wide range of material types where improved levels of surface finish are required.
6 years ago

Going deeper with detachables 

A factor of Sumitomo Electric Hardmetal’s continuous development programme is the ability to enable deep holes to be drilled between 12mm and 42.5mm diameter with up to 12:1 depth-to-diameter ratio.
7 years ago

Added dimension to chip control

Sumitomo Electric Hardmetal has extended its range of Sumidia DA1000 high density, ultra-fine polycrystalline diamond (PCD) turning, milling and boring inserts.
7 years ago

Spot on

By developing new geometry combined with a specialist thinning grind of the web of the tool, Sumitomo Electric Hardmetal has increased rigidity, enhanced the stiffness of the cutting tool and overcome ‘push-off’ problems that enables spotfacing/counterboring and start drilling to be carried out directly on an inclined or curved surface as well as at a compound angle or in an interrupted cut cycle.
8 years ago

Rigid and compact turning tools

Launched by Sumitomo Electric Hardmetal is an ISO-based, high rigidity and compact range of cassette-based polygon shank tooling for turning applications, developed to restrict vibration while providing excellent chip control when grooving, parting-off, turning and profiling.
8 years ago

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