What does Kennametal make?
Kennametal Products Group provides metalworking tools, metal powders, and wear-resistant coatings such as Conforma-Clad and Stellite.
What is Adaptor tool?
This unique concept is based upon adaptor tools that are configured to mate with a specific connector series and shell size regardless of keying arrangement. These adaptors may be used as hand holding devices for easy tightening, or, for more exact requirements, with other DMC BETA®tools.
Is Kennametal and Widia the same?
The WIDIA and Kennametal Products Groups will be taken to market separately. The WIDIA Products Group will be sold primarily through distribution and selected direct accounts while the Kennametal brand is positioned primarily as a direct brand that is also sold through selected value-added resellers.
What is unique about Kennametal?
Kennametal’s unique, patented thermit process for producing impact-resistant macrocrystalline tungsten carbide today remains the best way to produce extremely tough tool materials for demanding applications such as mining. In 1964, Kennametal introduced tungsten-carbide-tipped Kengrip tire studs.
What industry is Kennametal?
Kennametal Inc. is a provider of industrial technology that serves customers across the aerospace, earthworks, energy, general engineering and transportation end markets. The Company operates through two segments: Metal Cutting and Infrastructure.
What is the basic function of tool holders?
A tool holder is a machining component that holds the end mill in place. Its purpose is to hold the tool in place as precisely and firmly as possible, as a barely perceptible increase in runout can ruin your project or break your cutting tool.
What companies does Kennametal own?
The company markets its products under various brand names, including Kennametal, Hertel, Rubig, Widia, Cleveland Twist Drill, Greenfield, Hanita, Circle Machine, and Disston. Kennametal markets its products in more than 60 countries, deriving nearly half its sales from outside the United States.
Is Widia owned by Kennametal?
Kennametal Inc. today announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to purchase the Widia Group in Europe and India from Milacron Inc. for euro 188 million (approximately $170 million).
What is tool holding device?
Tool-Holding Devices A tool holding device consisting of adjustable jaws that center a workpiece in a lathe or center a tool in a drill. clamp, clinch. a device (generally used by carpenters) that holds things firmly together.