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KYOCERA Introduces New MEGACOAT Cermet Cutting Tools in Grade PV7025 for General Machining of Steel

New products offer performance, cost advantages over carbide materials

MOUNTAIN HOME, N.C.-- Kyocera Industrial Ceramics Corporation, Cutting Tool Division today introduced its new PV7025 PVD-coated cermet grade of indexable cutting tool inserts for general machining of steel.

Featuring Kyocera's new proprietary MEGACOAT PVD* coating technology, PV7025 offers extraordinary wear resistance and heat resistance, providing superior durability in high-speed machining. When combined with a super micro-grain cermet substrate, the result is an exceptional cutting tool material for steel machining.

Kyocera's MEGACOAT Cermet features several key advantages, including:

PV7025 is the most recent addition to Kyocera's MEGACOAT Cermet family. Previously released grades include PV7010 for high-speed finishing of steel and PV7005 for cast iron machining. All three grades are currently available through a special sales promotion featuring introductory prices on popular geometries.

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
PH: 800-823-7284
email: ctsales@kyocera.com
website: kyocera.com/cuttingtools

*Physical Vapor Deposition (PVD) coating: A method whereby electrical or heat energy causes chemical reactions such as fusion and ionization to form a physical coating on the surface of the base material.

About Kyocera

Kyocera Industrial Ceramics Corporation (http://www.kyocera.com/kicc), headquartered in Mountain Home, NC, specializes in applying advanced materials and components to solve the most demanding engineering challenges. It is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Kyocera International, Inc. of San Diego, the North American holding company for Kyocera Corporation.

Kyocera Corporation (NYSE:KYO) (TOKYO:6971) (http://global.kyocera.com/), the parent and global headquarters of the Kyocera Group, was founded in 1959 as a producer of fine ceramics (also known as "advanced ceramics"). By combining these engineered materials with metals and plastics, and integrating them with other technologies, Kyocera has become a leading supplier of cutting tools, industrial components, electronic devices, semiconductor packages, solar power generating systems, office-document systems and telecommunications equipment. During the year ended March 31, 2011, the company's net sales totaled 1.27 trillion yen (approximately US$15.3 billion). Kyocera is ranked #604 on Forbes magazine's 2011 "Global 2000" listing of the world's largest publicly traded companies.

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Source: Kyocera Industrial Ceramics Corporation


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