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KYOCERA Introduces New MECX Fine Pitch Ultra Hurricane Endmill

Mountain Home, NC – October 12, 2006 – Kyocera Industrial Ceramics Corporation, Cutting Tool Division, is pleased to announce the release of the new MECX Fine Pitch Ultra Hurricane Endmill, featuring a unique insert design that provides excellent wall finish and high-squareness during shouldering or slotting cuts.

The MECX-Series Fine Pitch cutters are engineered to give higher productivity. The fine pitch design provides:

  • Increased Machining Efficiency
  • Low Cutting Forces
  • Lower Horsepower Machine Compatibility
  • Diameters ranging from 0.375” to 1.250”

Silver coating and a large chip pocket radius protect the tool. Inserts are available in cast iron (PR905), steel (PR830), and stainless steel (PR925) PVD coated carbide grades. The chipbreaker lineup consists of the JT for general purpose and the JS for low resistance.

For additional information on these or other Kyocera cutting tool products, please contact:

KYOCERA Industrial Ceramics Corporation
Cutting Tool Division
100 Industrial Park Road
Mountain Home, NC 28758
Phone: 828-698-4137


About Kyocera

Kyocera Industrial Ceramics Corporation is headquartered in Vancouver, WA. The company manufactures advanced ceramic components and CERATIP cutting tools, and markets LCDs, thermal printheads, ultra high vacuum metallized assemblies and industrial lenses. It is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Kyocera International, Inc. of San Diego, the North American holding company for Kyocera Corporation.