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Partnerships Sumitomo agrees to supply Kennametal spindle

Editor: Eric Culp

The deal affects distribution worldwide.

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Germany’s Haimer also recently agreed to supply the Kennametal device.
Germany’s Haimer also recently agreed to supply the Kennametal device.
(Source: Kennametal)

Sumitomo Electric Hardmetal has signed a licensing agreement to sell and support the KM4X spindle connection solution globally, according to Kennametal, which supplies the machining accessory.

Related: Haimer, Kennametal strike similar deal.

Sumitomo Electric, a leading global supplier of electric wire, optical fibers and cutting tool products, expects the deal to benefit its manufacturing customers, Kennametal reported.

The manufacturer of the spindles said they combine high clamping force and optimised interference levels for a robust connection, high stiffness, and bending load capacity for better performance in machining high-strength alloys and other materials.

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