Tungaloy America, Inc.

3726 N Ventura Dr.
Arlington Heights, IL 60004 US

North America


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 Modern Machine Shop

Tungaloy BXA20

cBN Grade Roughs, Finishes Hardened Steel
Tungaloy’s BXA20 series, a new coated cubic boron nitride (cBN) grade for hardened steel, is designed to deliver predictable and long tool life in applications ranging from roughing to finishing, including descaling of case-hardened steel, which usually requires a large stock to be removed.

Tungaloy DrillForce-Meister

Large-Diameter Drills Mount without Removing Tool from Spindle
Tungaloy has expanded its DrillForce-Meister series of interchangeable-tip drills.

Tungaloy TetraMini-Cut

Cutting Tool for Grooving, Threading of Small Parts
Tungaloy Corp. introduces the TetraMini-Cut, designed to provide high-precision and quality in grooving and threading of small parts.

Tungaloy AH7025

Grooving Tool's Rigid Insert Clamping Prolongs Tool Life
Tungaloy introduces its AH7025 PVD grade for TungCut, a multifunctional grooving tool with two-cornered inserts.

Tungaloy DuoJustCut

Tooling for Parting Off on Swiss-Type Lathes
Tungaloy offers its DuoJustCut parting-off tool for Swiss-type lathes.

Tungaloy GNGA

CBN Inserts Prevent Chip Packing
Tungaloy’s GNGA series with T-CBN is a cubic boron nitride (cBN) insert designed as a solution for sudden insert failure and uncontrollable surface roughness due to poor chip control.

Tungaloy DoMiniTurn toolholder

Expanded Toolholders for Swiss-Type Lathes
Tungaloy has expanded its DoMiniTurn line of external toolholders for Swiss-type lathes.

EcoTurn small-insert series toolholders

Toolholders Accommodate Small, Durable Inserts
Tungaloy has expanded its range of internal and external toolholders for the EcoTurn small-insert series.

Tungaloy AM chipbreakers

Chipbreaker’s Design Accommodates Higher Speeds, Feed Rates
Tungaloy’s AM chipbreaker is designed to increase efficiency in the medium cutting of steel.

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The Cutter Affects Capacity
New machine tools allowed CTG to cut cycle time by 75 percent, but that wasn’t enough. Finding the right tool and process cut that cycle time further, giving the oil-industry manufacturer the capacity needed to support an important new product.

Tungaloy T515 grade

CVD-Coated Grade Delivers Chipping, Peeling Resistance
Tungaloy’sT515 CVD-coated grade features a substrate and coating structure that suits it to machining cast iron.

Tungaloy FW and SW chipbreakers

Chipbreakers Enable High-Feed Turning with Good Surface Finish
Tungaloy’s FW and SW chipbreaker inserts feature a wiper geometry that enables high-feed machining while maintaining high surface quality, resulting in improved productivity in general turning operations.

Tungaloy Opens Production Facility in Japan
Since becoming part of the IMC Group in 2008, Tungaloy has invested substantially in its manufacturing facilities in Japan.

Tungaloy inserts for DoOcto/DoQuad face mills

Positive Inserts Added to Face Milling Cutters Line
Tungaloy has expanded its range of positive inserts for its DoOcto/DoQuad series of face milling cutters with two new types of eight-cornered inserts: the OWMT-ML and OWMT-HJ.

Tungaloy AH905 grade and HMM-type chipbreaker

Chipbreaker, Grade Offer Reliable Turning High-Temperature Alloys
Tungaloy has introduced the AH905 grade and HMM-type chipbreaker, specifically designed to optimize turning in high-temperature alloys.

Tungaloy DrillMeister head-changeable drills

Head-Changeable Drills Reduce Cycle Time
Tungaloy’s DrillMeister series of head-changeable drills are designed to offer the productivity of solid carbide drills with the economic and cycle time reductions associated with indexable drills.

Tungaloy EcoTurn inserts

Downsized Turning Inserts Maintain Performance
Tungaloy offers the EcoTurn series of small-sized, economical turning inserts said to limit resource consumption during insert production while providing ecological benefits.

Video: Should You Downsize Your Inserts?
A video from Tungaloy demonstrates how its EcoTurn turning inserts can provide a cost-effective alternative to larger inserts.

Series of Shallow Grooving Inserts Compatible with Existing Toolholders
Tungaloy offers the GTGN series of shallow grooving inserts with three cutting edges.

Grade Features Positive Inserts for Difficult Turning
Tungaloy has incorporated a line of positive inserts into its AH905 grade for turning super alloys and other difficult-to-machine materials.

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

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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.  The diverse range of products, including metal cutting tools, such as indexable inserts and steel products, wear resistant tools, civil engineering tools, and friction materials, are all based upon Tungaloy's expertise in powder metallurgy.  Tungaloy provides customers with products that serve as industry benchmarks.  The goal is to improve customer's productivity and cycle time to help reduce their overall costs and increase profitability.

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Tungaloy America, Inc.