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Sumitomo Electric Carbide is a world leader in the research, development and production of tools for metal cutting industries. Our offering of systems and materials are as varied as your needs. TURNING/BORING SYSTEMS Improve surface finishes and productivity using products from our wide range of turning and boring systems. Our ever-evolving line features the ingenuity and rigidity to handle your most demanding application requirements.
MILLING SYSTEMS Solid carbide end mills are ideal for machining most steels and hard-to-cut materials such as Inconel, stainless steels, titanium alloys and tool and die steels. Sumitomo has established itself as a world leader in the aerospace industry with this group of products. Our wide range of indexable end mills feature advanced, high performance characteristics. They are available to perform a variety of operations, including shoulder milling, slotting, ramping, pocketing, drilling and helical boring. DRILL SYSTEMS Sumitomo leads the industry in the design and application of solid carbide drills for steel, cast iron and exotic material drilling applications.
CBN and PCD GRADES Through advanced metallurgy research, Sumitomo provides a wide variety of polycrystalline cubic boron nitrides (CBN) and polycrystalline diamonds (PCD) that contribute to the advancement of technology and cutting tool performance. Ideal for high-speed, high-hardness applications, our CBN 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 DA2200, DA150, DA200 and DA90 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.
sumiChamfer™ Systems are designed to improve cycle time. Featuring a unique collar that fits securely around solid carbide drills, these systems from Sumitomo allow for drilling and chamfering in a single operation, while eliminating secondary chamfering operations. Two standard inserts are fitted in the sumiChamfer™ system. Slightly modified, these inserts use less than half the sleeves required by similar systems. The two inserts per unit are 180º apart for a balanced design. sumiChamfer™ inserts yield two indexes and are available with or without a chipbreaker. One insert grade, the ACZ310, machines all materials. Sumitomo offers three sumiChamfer™ System models – the ER20, ER25 and ER32, with chamfer head sizes capable of drilling diameters from 4.00mm to 20.0mm. These systems operate at recommended drill parameters to full depth of hole. Standard sumiChamfer™ DC-type collet chuck assemblies feature a ball bearing nose piece for greater accuracy. The system uses MDS coolant-fed drills and ER coolant collets. The system of choice for a major farm equipment manufacturer, sumiChamfer™ systems can replace step drills in many applications. For more information contact Sumitomo Electric, 1001 Business Center Drive, Mount Prospect, IL 60056, Phone: (800) 950-5202, Fax: (847) 635-9335, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit www.sumicarbide.com
The new coated PcBN premium grade BNC150 from Sumitomo machines hardened steels at high speeds and with consistent surface finishes. Ideal for continuous high-speed machining, (v=350 - 850 SFM), the BNC150 also performs light interrupted cutting. The BNC150's heat-resistant PcBN, combined with a special TiCN ceramic coating, ensure excellent surface finishes in every machining situation. This wear-resistant coating and fine grain PcBN substrate also work to extend tool life by as much as 40% compared to other PcBN grades. The BNC150's cutting edge is further strengthened through the incorporation of Sumitomo's new brazing technology. All corners are brazed individually. The BNC150 is available in negative, positive and wiper styles. For more information contact Sumitomo Electric, 1001 Business Center Drive, Mount Prospect, IL 60056, Phone: (800) 950-5202, Fax: (847) 635-9335, e-mail: email@example.com, or visit the Sumitomo Web site at www.sumicarbide.com
More cutting edges and a lower price make Sumitomo’s new 55 degree SumiTurn T-REX triangle insert a cost-effective replacement for 55 degree DNMG. The T-REX features six cutting edges compared to the four edges of a conventional DNMG. The T-REX’s uniquely contoured edges result in rigid clamping within the turning system, and provide for accurate insert indexing. The T-REX is available in three grades: AC700G for finishing steels and stainless steels, and for roughing cast irons; AC2000 for general purpose machining of steels, stainless steels, and cast irons; and AC3000 for heavy roughing and interrupted machining of steels and stainless steels. Maximum cutting depth is 2.5 mm (0.100”). LU chipbreakers allow for finish to medium cutting, while GU chipbreakers enable medium to rough cutting. T-REX inserts are exclusively compatible with T-REX turning toolholders and boring bars. For more information, contact Sumitomo Electric, 1001 Business Center Drive, Mount Prospect, IL 60056, Phone: (800) 950-5202, Fax: (847) 635-9335, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit www.sumicarbide.com
Excellent wear-resistance, anti-chipping characteristics and high-hardness combine to make Sumitomo’s BN700 PcBN insert ideal for cast iron and powdered metal machining. Sumitomo is the world leader in CBN. The BN700 consists of the highest CBN content of any Sumitomo grade, resulting in a very hard edge and extreme wear-resistance. In an application example using an induction-hardened P/M gear, the BN700’s tool life was 1.5 times longer than that of the competitor’s. For PcBN and PCD, Sumitomo is vertically integrated (from raw to finished product). BN700 geometries are multi-cornered with numbered edges for ease in indexing. All inserts are manufactured with precision-ground tolerances. Edge preparation choices include wiper, honed and no edge prep. For more information, contact Sumitomo Electric, 1001 Business Center Drive, Mount Prospect, IL 60056, Phone: (800) 950-5202, Fax: (847) 635-9335, e-mail: email@example.com, or visit www.sumicarbide.com
Sumitomo’s new SMD Replaceable Carbide Tip Drill is the most versatile, easy to inventory and cost-effective drilling system today. For reduced costs and inventory, the hardened steel drill body of the SMD accepts multiple drill size heads. And, the carbide replaceable drill head can be reground. Offering long tool life, these new wear-resistant drill heads consist of extremely tough carbide and Sumitomo’s ZX coating. The ZX coating boasts 2000 layers for long wear resistance. The SMD is accurate and easy to assemble. Ground serrations on the back of the drill head allow for precise, two-screw assembly and exceptional hole accuracy. The SMD is available in metric and inch diameters ranging from 0.5469” – 0.8906” with 3X and 5X diameter coolant-thru drill bodies. For more information, contact Sumitomo Electric, 1001 Business Center Drive, Mount Prospect, IL 60056, Phone: (800) 950-5202, Fax: (847) 635-9335, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit www.sumicarbide.com
Shoulder Milling Series for Steels, Cast Iron
Sumitomo Electric Carbide’s PWS shoulder-milling cutting series handles a variety of materials, including steels, stainless steels and cast irons.
Grade Promotes Precision in Powdered Metal Machining
Sumitomo Electric Carbide’s uncoated BN7500 CBN grade is designed for high-precision, high-efficiency machining of powdered metal in industries such as automotive and agriculture.
Sumitomo Opens Engineering Center
The company has strengthened its commitment to North American customers.
Face Mill for Iron and Steel Applications
Featuring a lowered cutting force and V-shaped insert edge, the DNX 25-degree face mill from Sumitomo provides decreased vibration and increased stability during machining.
Face Mill for Iron and Steel Applications
Sumitomo’s DNX 25-degree face mill for iron and steel applications features a lowered cutting force and V-shaped insert edge.
Chipbreaker for Medical Machining Applications
Sumitomo's Mesi chipbreaker for Swiss and medical part machining features a high-precision cutting edge.
Uncoated Grades for Die Steel Manufacturing
The BN1000 and BN2000 uncoated grades from Sumitomo Electric Carbide are suited for high speed to general-purpose turning in bearing and die steel manufacturing.
Milling Line Features General-Purpose Face Mill
The 45-degree DGC cutter from Sumitomo Electric Carbide is a general-purpose face mill that accepts double-sided square and octagon inserts.
Around the World in a Single Booth
Visitors to Sumitomo Electric Carbide’s Booth W-2422 have the opportunity to win not only a free cutting tool, but also a trip for themselves and a guest to Hawaii, Colorado, Las Vegas or even Japan. All they have to do is get their passports stamped.
Carbide Series for Turning Steels and Stainless Steels
Sumitomo will display its AC810P, AC820P and AC830P grades featuring super fine and flat (FF) coating at IMTS 2012.
Sumitomo Electric Carbide Drill Series Offers Large Diameters
Sumitomo Electric Carbide’s WDX series drills are available in diameters ranging from 0.5625" to 2.625" in 2×D, 3×D and 4×D body lengths.
90-Degree Lead Angle Optimizes Shoulder Milling
Sumitomo Electric Carbide’s WFX cutter series features a 90-degree lead angle to optimize shoulder milling.
Insert Grade Coating Improves Tool Life
Sumitomo Electric Carbide’s AC420K insert is a CVD-coated carbide grade that features layers of TiCN and Al2O3 for wear, chipping and heat resistance.
Milling Cutter for Roughing, Finishing Cast Iron
Sumitomo Electric Carbide says its SumiMill Goalmill milling cutter accurately finishes cast iron.
Turning of Steels and Stainless Steels
The Super FF (Fine and Flat) coating on the company’s new insert grades, AC820P and AC830P, is wear resistant and reduces the possibility of chip adhesion because of its smoothness.
New Generation Of Steel Turning Grades
Sumitomo’s next generation of P20 and P30 coated carbide turning grades include the AC820P, which is designed for general-purpose turning of steels and stainless steels and the AC830P, which is designed for interrupted cuts and roughing. The Super FF coating provides wear and breakage resistance while increasing tool life.
Grades For General-Purpose, Interrupted Turning
The wear-resistant Super FF coating (Fine and Flat) on Sumitomo’s AC820P and AC830P grades is said to reduce the possibility of chip adhesion due to its smoothness. Combined with carbide substrates, the series is said to offer higher speed capabilities and greater resistance to breakage than conventional carbide grades when machining steels and stainless steels.
Coating For Dry Machining Of Al Alloys
Engineers from Sumitomo Electric Industries have developed a diamond-like carbon coating (DLC) for the dry machining of aluminum alloys and nonferrous applications. Previously, in the first stages of harsh-environment cutting, coatings would peel and lose their beneficial properties.
See The Tool's Value Instead Of Its Cost
This company is embracing high-performance tooling on its turning centers. The "sticker shock" is no reason not to do this. In one case, though, the shop found a way to limit the cost of the tool and increase productivity at the same time.
Indexable Drill Uses Four Insert Sides
Sumitomo’s WDX indexable drills are designed for large diameter hole drilling. The accurately drill can also perform turning and boring operations, the company says. The drill’s nickel-plated steel body is said to reduce inventory costs by accepting the same insert geometry for both the outer and inner cutting edges and allowing the use of all four of the insert’s cutting edges.