Leak Detection, Monitoring, Inspection And Erosion Control: Kyocera Cutting Tools

August 2009 Vol. 236 No. 8

The Cutting Tool Division of Kyocera Industrial Ceramics Corp. has announced the OTM API Ring Groover, said to be a new cutting tool that provides the most economical way to cut ring grooves meeting the standards recommended by the API.

Kyocera says its device is designed to advance productivity in the oil, gas and petrochemical industries, where the quality and reliability of ring-joint gasket sealing in flanged pipe connections has a significant influence on costs, profitability, safety and environmental protection.

The unit’s features are claimed to include lowest cost per cut, most economical ring-groove cutting system on the market, easy set-up and adjustment, excellent surface finish and repeatability, free-cutting geometry and integral shank for maximum rigidity. 800-823-7284, ctsales@kyocera.com, www.kyocera.com/cuttingtools.