KLT is a leading manufacturer of tool blanks for industrial use. Our industry-leading material knowledge creates a backbone for the development and production of blanks and products for material removal in the form of cutting or forming. We manufacture a comprehensive offering of tungsten carbides, monocrystalline diamonds, polycrystalline diamonds (PCDs), cubic boron nitrides (CBNs), and other toolmaker solutions.
You can choose to buy any of the products in our broad standard assortment, or you can leverage our expertise to address your specific needs. By partnering with us, we can develop geometries and materials that will enhance your productivity and competitiveness. We can also offer exclusivity to joint solutions, giving you an unparalleled edge in the market.
Our technical sales force will lead you to a known solution or through a solution development process with our engineering experts and our research and development team. Our R&D team includes more than 100 people offering global support, and its mission is organized into the following three focus areas:
Product development: development and commercialization of new products
Process development and industrialization: development and implementation of new processes and automation technologies
Long-term materials and process competence: development of new materials and process concepts for future products and process platforms