PITTSBURGH, November 15, 2023 — Kennametal Inc. (NYSE: KMT) announced today its newest metal cutting accessory—the Chip Fan. Its latest accessory to launch features a unique fan blade design activated by centrifugal force to support automated chip clearance, especially effective while operating unattended or lights-out machining.

“We’re proud to now offer an ideal tooling accessory that can support machinists across industries to minimize downtime,” said Kennametal Scott Etling, Vice President of Marketing, Global Product Management. “With the Chip Fan’s powerful chip clearance capabilities and high-quality engineering, users can count on less disruptive machining stops for long-term use.”

The Chip Fan is manufactured with a high quality 4140 steel cylindrical shank and durable, glass fiber reinforced nylon fan blades that can easily be replaced if they become worn or damaged.

The accessory features through coolant in combination with fan blades to support complete chip evacuation.

About Kennametal

With over 80 years as an industrial technology leader, Kennametal Inc. delivers productivity to customers through materials science, tooling and wear-resistant solutions. Customers across aerospace and defense, earthworks, energy, general engineering and transportation turn to Kennametal to help them manufacture with precision and efficiency. Every day approximately 8,700 employees are helping customers in nearly 100 countries stay competitive. Kennametal generated $2.1 billion in revenues in fiscal 2023. Learn more at Follow @Kennametal: X (formerly Twitter), Instagram, Facebook, LinkedIn and YouTube.


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