Specialist tooling: Cutting it with carbide

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Carbide cutting tool manufacturer Kyocera SGS Precision Tools Europe continues to innovate and had a stellar year in 2022, and is looking forward to exhibiting at EMO 2023 in Hanover, Germany this September. Justin Burns visited the Wokingham-based company to hear more

There are tooling manufacturers innovating new cutting tools every day in the UK, but Kyocera SGS Precision Tools Europe has a very specialist focus in manufacturing only solid carbide tools and continues to innovate bespoke solutions with considerable success.

The cutting tool manufacturer – located just 37 miles west of London in Wokingham – in an area not necessarily best known as being a UK engineering and manufacturing hotspot – employs more than 70 people across all functions, including in its factory where innovative new cutting tools are manufactured.

The focus of Kyocera SGS Precision Tools Europe is on developing special cutting tools, tool modifications and regrinds, in addition to the catalogue items of high performance end mills, routers and drills.

It specialises in solving difficult project challenges on behalf of customers in the aerospace, medical, power
generation and motorsports markets.

By applying specialised tooling and methods, the cutting tool manufacturer helps solve customers’ goals, which could be reduced cycle times and set up or improved quality and process stability and it says in many cases it can achieve all of these.

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