Why Choose ACT? American Carbide Tool Company (ACT) is the largest domestic manufacturer of standard single point brazed carbide tipped tools. We have over 50 years of tool making experience. ACT is owned by Art’s Way Manufacturing Co., Inc. with over 60 years of experiencing in manufacturing.
American Carbide Tool offers the widest ranges of styles, sizes, and grades in the industry. Additionally, our inventories are unsurpassed, insuring timely delivery of your order. Furthermore, we offer the most extensive PCD and CBN repair service in North America for all turning and milling tools.
Known for the uncompromising excellence of our products, we have applied our years of tool manufacturing expertise to our Precision Tool Division. Our unique Precision Tool Division produces the most advanced cutting tools including PCD (polycrystalline diamond) & CBN (cubic boron nitride) tipped inserts and tools, as well as precision ground cutting tools made from carbide and other materials. The result is precision tools of the highest quality.
ACT has a long-term tradition of using and providing only premium materials. In keeping with that tradition, all of our stock PCD & CBN inserts are made with only the highest grade superabrasives materials purchased from leading manufacturers. Also, upon your request, we can supply specific grades of PCD & CBN from their respective manufacturers to suit your particular needs.
The combination of our Standard Tool Division’s high volume production operation and our Precision Tool Division’s state-of-the-art equipment provide ACT with a unique capability. As a result of our large inventories of steel and carbide enable us to provide precision special tools faster and more economically than our competitors.