Let's Crank Up Automotive Production

Cars go fast and are going green. So should the production lines that make them. Faster and better production is greater efficiency. Greater efficiency is higher volume and less fuel consumption. And higher volume and less fuel use is what it’s all about.




Crankshaft production needs to be efficient and volume needs to be high for an automaker to be profitable. Automakers know this. So does Kennametal. Our goal is to guide you in the best crankshaft production processes, not tool your machine.

We engineer solutions. That’s why we partner with machine tool builders to crank up their machining lines based on production needs, such as highest speed cutting. We want to show you consistent machining methods to help you be the most efficient crankshaft manufacturer.

Automotive Part

We develop processes for more efficient cycle times, determine the tools and the number of effective cutting edges for those cycle times, and assess run-out and surface quality. Kennametal works to understand your capabilities, so you can benefit from our market leadership in crankshaft machining.

In a recent success, we worked with a machine tool builder to develop a new insert that increases cutting speeds two-fold on their crankshaft production line. What can this mean to the bottom line? Moving from two finishing machines to one, because one machine capacity is now doubled.

You are about to add to your My Solutions page. Do you want to proceed?
Please adjust the following properties from

ISO Catalog Number

ANSI Catalog Number

to find similar products.

The following files are available

Please select a file to download


You should be logged to see your dashboard information
Session expired due to inactivity, please login again
The product/s () you were trying to add to the cart is/are not available, please contact customer service
item(s) successfully added to the cart
View Cart

. Please enter the desired qty for the material(s) you want to include in your promotion or Proceed Without Promotion and only your base materials will be added to the cart.

Minimum quantity should be

SAP Material Number ISO Catalog Number Grade    

Thank you for your registration, pending approval & completion of the registration, your access is currently limited. Full utilization of product search capabilities & collaboration space is available and will remain. Please allow 2 business days for registration completion.

Thank you for your successful registration. You now have immediate access to log in and utilize the site.

You are about to leave the Solution building process.

Are you sure you want to leave?