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State-of-the-art Technical Centre will offer significant advantages to Ceratizit’s customers

August 25th, 2021 11:22 am | by admin

With the official opening scheduled for Tuesday 12th October, work at Ceratizit UK & Ireland’s brand new 3,600 ft2 Technical Centre located on Sheffield’s Advanced Manufacturing Park is reaching a climax

A total of eight machine tools have been installed, including the simultaneous 5-axis UMC-5X machining centre from XYZ Machine Tools, a Mazak Integrex I250H multi-tasking machine from Yamazaki Mazak and sliding head technology in the form of a  from Star Micronics GB. All these machines will be available for demonstrations of Ceratizit’s extensive range of cutting tool and workholding systems. In addition, the applications team will be able to take customer’s components from drawing to finished part, with the entire process optimised for maximum productivity when taken back to their own premises.

Located at the heart of some of the most advanced manufacturing facilities in the UK, Ceratizit’s new Technical Centre will be a hub of learning for cutting tool technology. It will provide industry-focused seminars, individual customer process assessments, machining tests and applications training. “From our UK office located just a few minutes away we have had the capability to support customers with cutting trials for a few years now. This development will optimise that support with a dedicated facility with machinery that replicates what our customers have available in their own machine shops,” says Tony Pennington, managing director of Ceratizit UK & Ireland.

With the opening of the new Technical Centre, along with the ability to draw on products from the four competency brands of Ceratizit, Komet, WNT and Klenk; the applications team at Ceratizit UK & Ireland can continue to develop machining strategies with customers from a wide range of industries, such as aerospace, medical, automotive and oil & gas. To come along and see what this means for you and your company contact your local Ceratizit technical sales innovations engineer for an invitation and the chance to benefit from Ceratizit’s machining knowledge and opening offers and incentives.

Tel: 0800 073 2073

CERATIZIT – with passion and a pioneering spirit for hard materials

For over 95 years, CERATIZIT has been a pioneer in developing exceptional hard material solutions for machining and wear protection. The private company, with registered offices in Mamer, Luxembourg, develops and produces highly specialised cutting tools, indexable inserts, rods made from hard materials and wear parts. The CERATIZIT Group is the global market leader in various application segments and successfully develops new carbide, cermet and ceramic grades, such as for wood and stone working.

With more than 7,000 employees at more than 25 production facilities and a sales network with over 50 branches, CERATIZIT is a global player in the carbide industry. The company’s international network includes subsidiary Stadler Metalle and joint venture CB-CERATIZIT.

The technology leader is continually investing in research and development and holds more than 1,000 patents. Innovative hard material solutions from CERATIZIT are used in various sectors, including mechanical engineering and toolmaking, in the automotive and aerospace industries and in the oil, gas and medical industries.