North American Carbide has joined ARCH Cutting Tools and is making the transition to operating as ARCH Cutting Tools – Orchard Park. This change broadens our product offerings to customers and strengthens our position as Your Complete Tool Making Authority®.

Applications for the Automotive, Aerospace, and Medical Industries

May 24, 2022 | Aerospace, Automotive, Carbide Inserts, Ceramic Inserts, Medical, Regrind and Downsizing

At North American Carbide, we pride ourselves on meeting the needs of every customer. Aerospace, Automotive, and Medical industries are some examples of the many different fields North American Carbide services. We offer our customers a wide range of products and solutions to keep their equipment operating efficiently and cost effectively. If you need custom designed cutting inserts or regrind & downsizing services, North American Carbide is here to serve all industries.


We work with you to find the best materials for your aerospace cutting tool.

North American Carbide has extensive experience producing reliable tools and providing solutions to our customers in the Aerospace industry. We work with a wide variety of high quality materials to ensure your tool is made to exact specifications and regulations.

Some of the material grades include:

  • NS3000: whisker reinforced ceramic
  • NS3600: high performance coated whisker reinforced ceramic
  • NS713: high-performance CBN for increased speed in continuous machining
  • NS590: high-performance CBN; our first choice where edge toughness is required
  • NS25: high performance approved carbide for finishing & meeting the high demands of Aerospace machining

We are a certified supplier for the Aerospace industry. We have dozens of grades and coatings to choose from. We’re eager to work with you and help find solutions to your needs in the aerospace industry. Contact us to learn more.


Whether you need a new insert, want to take advantage of our regrind and downsizing services, or have a custom project, we’re here to help.

We can manufacture your unique cutting tool to exact specifications, providing a list of possible materials including:

  • Carbide
  • Ceramics
  • CBN
  • PCD
North American Carbide provides our customers with our “89 Series” PVD coating, one of the thickest on the market. Our customers have seen great results while using this coating on inserts in camshaft grooving applications. We have also worked with a customer on a custom project where our technical teams developed a specific product line for camshaft grooving. This is just one example of our teams working with customers to provide solutions.


We know that precision matters in the medical industry. That’s why we design and produce tools of the highest quality. Whether you need thread whirling or single point turning, we can manufacture the precise part or tool you need.

We offer tools meeting ANSI and ISO standards, focusing on tight tolerances while saving you valuable resources at the same time.

Want to learn more about how North American Carbide can help you? Contact us to get your questions answered!