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Kennametal: comparison at different locations worldwide

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spike®_basic as a  diagnostic tool for tool development

spike® as developent tool for the own tools

spike® - global standard in tool development


„Kennametal was founded in 1938 and belongs to one of the most innovative tool manufacturers worldwide. With the sensory toolholder spike® we found a globally usable and standardised development tool in order to compare our tools at the different locations worldwide. This is how it is possible for us to also offer innovative machining tools to our customers in the future. In our company the spike® established to the standard for tool development of the drilling, milling and grinding technology. In our opinion spike® is also a useful tool for process control for the in-process 100% quality control for our customers, but also for our partners and universities in order to increase the understanding of processes.“

- Thomas Voit, Senior Engineer Process Engineering R&D Material Science, Kennametal Shared Services GmbH
- Herbert Kauper, Dipl.-Ing. (FH), Global Holemaking Systems Engineering, Kennametal Shared Services GmbH

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