High Speed Steel (HSS) Metal Cutting Tools - Global Strategic Business Report 2013

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Dublin, Oct. 24, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/jxljf4/high_speed_steel) has announced the addition of the "High Speed Steel (HSS) Metal Cutting Tools - Global Strategic Business Report" report to their offering.

This report analyzes the Global market for High Speed Steel (HSS) Metal Cutting Tools in US$ Million by the following Product Types: HSS Milling Tools, HSS Drilling Tools, HSS Tapping Tools, HSS Reaming & Counterboring Tools, HSS Gear Cutting Tools, and HSS Broaching Tools. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2010 through 2018. A six-year historic analysis is also provided for this market.

The report profiles 96 companies including many key and niche players such as Addison & Co., Ltd., Aloris Tool Technology Co., Inc., BIG Kaiser Precision Tooling, Inc., Bohler Uddeholm Corporation, Crucible Industries, DeWALT, Erasteel SAS, Guhring, Inc., Kennametal, Inc., LMT Onsrud LP, LMT USA, Inc., Morse Cutting Tools, Inc., Nachi-Fujikoshi Corporation, Nachi America, Inc., Niagara Cutter, Inc., Nippon Koshuha Steel Group, OSG Corporation, OSG Korea Corporation, OSG Tap & Die, Inc., Raymond Limited, Sandvik AB, Dormer Tools, Inc., Sandvik Coromant, SCHMOLZ + BICKENBACH AG, Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd.., Tiangong International, Tivoly SA, Tivoly, Inc., Walter AG, and YG-1 Tool Co., Ltd.

Key Topics Covered:

I. Introduction, Methodology & Product Definitions

  • Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations I-1
  • Disclaimers I-2
  • Data Interpretation & Reporting Level I-2
  • Quantitative Techniques & Analytics I-3
  • Product Definitions and Scope of Study I-3
  • Milling I-4
  • Drilling I-4
  • Tapping I-4
  • Reaming & Counterboring I-4
  • Gear Cutting I-5
  • Broaching I-5

II. Executive Summary


  • Outlook II-2
  • Eramet Leads the HSS Market II-2
  • Recession Impact in Retrospect II-2
  • China - One of the Largest Producers and Consumers of HSS Cutting Tools II-3
  • On the Production Front II-3
  • Key Market Trends & Drivers II-4
  • Industry Pins Hopes on Powder Metallurgical HSS to Spearhead Market Revival II-4
  • Carbide Continues to Eat into HSS Market Share II-4
  • Developing Asian Countries Emerge As Tough Contenders in the International Market II-5
  • Huge Demand Trends for HSS Drill Bits II-5
  • Weak Economic Weather Turn the Market Price-Sensitive II-5
  • Metal Cutting Tools: The Key Revenue Generator II-6
  • Drill Sharpeners Bring Down Costs II-6
  • Technology Evolution in the HSS Space II-6
  • Need of the Hour II-7


  • Metal Cutting Tools II-8
  • Cutting Tool Materials II-8
  • High Speed Steel II-8
  • Cermets and Ceramics II-9
  • Carbon Steel II-10
  • CBN and Diamond II-10
  • Carbides II-11
  • Competitive Environment among Cutting Tool Materials II-11
  • HSS Vs Carbide II-12
  • Carbide Drill Bits - High-speed Drill Bits II-12
  • Regular Steel Vs Special Steels II-13
  • HSS Vs High Carbon Steel II-13
  • Early HSS II-14
  • Major Types of HSS II-14
  • Effect of Alloying Elements on High Speed Steel II-14
  • HSS Grades and Alloying Compositions II-15
  • High Speed Steel Properties II-15
  • Requisite Characteristics for Superior Performance of HSS Tools II-15
  • High Hardness II-16
  • High Resistance to Wear II-16
  • High Impact Resistance II-16
  • Hot Hardness II-16
  • Cutting Speed II-16
  • Cutting Speeds of Plain HSS Cutter II-17
  • Surface Treatment of HSS II-17
  • Impact on Tool Efficiency II-18
  • Heat-Treatment of HSS II-18
  • Modular Tooling II-18
  • Powder Metallurgical HSS II-18
  • Making Conventional and P/M HSS II-20
  • P/M Steel - An Assessment II-21
  • P/M Vs Solid Carbide II-21
  • P/M Steel's Grindability II-22
  • HSS Cutting Tools: The Wear and Tear Factor II-22
  • Tool Wear II-23
  • Abrasive Wear II-23
  • Adhesive Wear II-23
  • Superior Performance through HSS Cutting Tools II-23 Product Types - Scope and Definitions II-23


  • SandvikCoromant Extends CoroMill® 176 Line of Full Profile Hobs II-28
  • TaeguTec Launches HSSE-cobalt T-Tap Range II-28
  • Walter AG Introduces New Cutting Tool Material II-28
  • SandvikCoromant Launches CoroMill 357 Cutter II-29
  • DeWALT Unveils DCS373M2 Metal Cutting Circular Saw II-29
  • SandvikCoromant Launches CoroMill® 419 Milling Cutter II-29
  • SandvikCoromant Launches CoroDrill® 460-XM Drill II-29
  • Nachi-Fujikoshi Introduces SG-ESR Drill II-30
  • Kennametal Introduces KSRM™ Range of Cutters II-30
  • Sumitomo Electric Industries Unveils SEC-SUMI DUAL MILL, Type DGC Milling Cutter II-30
  • SandvikCoromant Introduces CoroReamer 435 and 835 II-31
  • Nachi-Fujikoshi Introduces Burrless "SG Flat Drill" II-31
  • Sumitomo Electric to Launch Micromachining Cutting Tools with Nano-Polycrystalline Diamond "SumidiaBinderless" Tip II-31
  • BIG Kaiser Launches Extra Long High Performance Drill Series II-32
  • LMT Onsrud Unveils Balanced Single Flute Spiral Cutting Tolls Running at 60,000 RPM II-32
  • OSG Launches EXOPRO® Mega Muscle Drill II-32
  • CoroDrill® 870 with Exchangeable-Tip Drill Available for Cast Iron and Steel Drilling II-32
  • TASK TOOLS® Unveils High Speed Steel IMPACT Drill Bits II-33
  • Dormer Tools Extends Range of Hydra Solid Carbide Replaceable-Head Drills II-33
  • Eastwood Unveils Spot Weld Kit II-33
  • Kennametal Launches Beyond HSS-E Taps II-34
  • C. & E. FEIN Introduces FEIN KBB Tools II-34
  • Greenfield Industries Offers Cle-Force Range of Highspeedsteel Drills and Taps II-34
  • Sumitomo Electric Introduces "SEC WaveMill WFX" Indexable Shoulder Milling Cutters II-35
  • BIG Kaiser Rolls Out 319 SW Series Twin Cutter Rough Boring System II-35
  • Kennametal Introduces KenFeed™ 2X Milling Solution that Delivers Greater Cutting Depths with Reduced Inventory II-36
  • Åkers Unveils Åkers INVICTA HSS Work Roll II-36
  • DORMER Tools Introduces Range of Cobalt Alloyed High-Speed Steel Drills II-36
  • Gleason Launches CONIFLEX® Plus Dry Cutting Tool System II-36
  • Mastercut Tool Introduces High Speed Steel Tool Range II-37


  • Production Tool Supply Takes Over NNT II-38
  • Carpenter Technology Extends Long-Term Marketing and Supply Agreement with SB Specialty Metals II-38
  • Yash Birla Group to Merge Subsidiaries II-38
  • Dalian Yuandong Tools Establishes Dalian Yuandong Industrial Park II-38
  • Erasteel Inks Strategic Agreement with HeYe Special Steel II-39
  • C. & E. FEIN Takes Over Jancy Engineering II-39


  • Addison & Co., Ltd. (India) II-40
  • Aloris Tool Technology Co., Inc. (USA) II-40
  • BIG Kaiser Precision Tooling, Inc. (USA) II-40
  • Bohler Uddeholm Corporation (USA) II-40
  • Crucible Industries (USA) II-41
  • DeWALT (USA) II-41
  • Erasteel SAS (France) II-41
  • Guhring, Inc. (USA) II-42
  • Kennametal, Inc. (USA) II-42
  • LMT Onsrud LP (USA) II-42
  • LMT USA, Inc. (USA) II-43
  • Morse Cutting Tools, Inc. (USA) II-43
  • Nachi-Fujikoshi Corporation (Japan) II-43
  • Nachi America, Inc. (USA) II-43
  • Niagara Cutter, Inc. (USA) II-44
  • Nippon Koshuha Steel Group (Japan) II-44
  • OSG Corporation (Japan) II-44
  • OSG Korea Corporation (Korea) II-44
  • OSG Tap & Die, Inc. (USA) II-44
  • Raymond Limited (India) II-44
  • Sandvik AB (Sweden) II-45
  • Dormer Tools, Inc. (USA) II-45
  • Sandvik Coromant (Sweden) II-45
  • SCHMOLZ + BICKENBACH AG (Switzerland) II-45
  • Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd. (Japan) II-46
  • Tiangong International (China) II-46
  • Tivoly SA (France) II-46
  • Tivoly, Inc. (USA) II-46
  • Walter AG (Germany) II-47
  • YG-1 Tool Co., Ltd. (Korea) II-47


III. Market








IV. Competitive Landscape

Total Companies Profiled: 96 (including Divisions/Subsidiaries - 106)

  • The United States (63)
  • Canada (3)
  • Japan (8)
  • Europe (13)
  • - France (2)
  • - Germany (4)
  • - The United Kingdom (2)
  • - Rest of Europe (5)
  • Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan) (18)
  • Africa (1)

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