KYOCERA Precision Tools

Printed Circuit Board Resharpening

Kyocera Precision Tools was founded on the commitment to deliver the highest quality printed circuit board (PCB) tooling solutions at a lower cost to our customers. We deliver on that commitment by achieving the longest tool life in the industry. Kyocera Precision Tools was the first drill manufacturer to commit to resharpening as part of its core business. Since 1990, we have been the largest resharpener of PCB drills in the world. More than 70% of all tools used by our customers are resharpened tools.


Kyocera has developed innovations that have significantly improved the life of our resharpened tools including Kyocera pointing machines (TPM), Kyocera automated sharp point system (VISIONARE), and efficient ringsetting systems (Rodica Jr.). U.S. Patents have been awarded for Rodica Jr. and for VISIONARE.



VISIONARE System

100% Robotic Handling
"from box to box" on a single machine, eliminating handling damage and ensuring precision at every step.


100% Screening of Every Tool Before Resharpening
to ensure proper geometry and confirm sufficient remaining flute length.


100% Inspection of Every Tool After Resharpening
for 11 critical attributes prior to repackaging.


100% Stock Removal Measurement
to ensure that the specified amount has been removed. Ensures quality of point while maximizing tool life.


100% Sharp Tools
ensured by an automatic 2nd pass resharp with variable stock removal in cases where the initial specified stock removal was insufficient to achieve the desired cutting edge sharpness.


100% SPC Data Collection
with real time, machine adjustments automatically made based on trends. Extensive reporting of all data.





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