CERATIZIT India, one of the significant players in the Indian cutting tool market, announced its expansion with the setting up of a coating plant unit for inserts at Uluberia industrial area near Kolkata, to cater to the demand for Indian and other Asian markets. With the new coating device, the capacity for producing coated inserts will increase by approximately 40 per cent. The inauguration ceremony was attended by Mr. Sam Schreiner, Ambassador of Luxembourg to India.
CERATIZIT India, has already been manufacturing hard metal products in Bengal for 22 years. CERATIZIT India has become an integral part of the CERATIZIT Group’s global production network and is now responsible for the supply of cutting tools for the entire Asian region. The new coating device is an advanced chemical vapour deposition (CVD) coating plant. The multilayer coating technique will enhance tool life and increase performance to a great extent. The considerably enhanced surface finish has a positive influence on both chip flow and wear resistance which can be achieved with this new coating. The special multi-layer structure additionally provides increased toughness to the cutting edge. Combined with improved adhesion the new coating technology in CERATIZIT India is perfect for machining metals at high speeds. The new plant will be one of the best in class plant in surface engineering. This plant is environment friendly and is having zero discharge system.