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Greenleaf Launches the Revolutionary XSYTIN-1

By Greenleaf Corporation Press Release


Saegertown, PA, November 3, 2016 – On Thursday, November 3, 2016, Greenleaf Corporation officially launched the revolutionary ceramic insert grade XSYTIN-1 with a press event at their global headquarters in Saegertown, PA.

Executive Vice President-Commercial, Bernie McConnell, welcomed the industry trade press to the event and illustrated the 71-year history of innovations at Greenleaf Corporation. Following the opening remarks, Jim Wyant, Applications Engineer/Project Development, and Jan Andersson, Global Manager, TechTeam and Marketing, presented the technical merits and customer value offered by XSYTIN-1. “XSYTIN-1 has the potential to be as revolutionary as WG-300 was when it changed machining with its introduction in 1985,” commented Andersson.

The trade press experienced an in-depth tour of Greenleaf’s world-class insert manufacturing facility led by Greenleaf’s manufacturing leadership team.

Greenleaf Corporation President, Jim Greenleaf, offered closing remarks about the outstanding win-rate and performance of XSYTIN-1 in the marketplace as well as the future opportunities for Greenleaf’s line of Technical Ceramic products.

About XSYTIN-1

XSYTIN-1 is a revolutionary phase-toughened ceramic insert grade complementing Greenleaf’s world-class line of ceramic insert cutting tools. XSYTIN-1 is engineered to machine more materials than any other ceramic grade in the industry today. It is designed to mill, turn and groove the most difficult materials on the market at extreme feed rates with the high surface footage of ceramic inserts.


The strongest ceramic insert grade ever produced by Greenleaf, XSYTIN-1 is ideal for use in interrupted cuts, removal of scale, roughing, semi-finish and finish cuts in heat-resistant superalloy materials, cast irons, nodular irons, ductile irons, steel alloys and stainless steels.

About Greenleaf Corporation

Headquartered in the United States with offices in Schimmert, The Netherlands and Hunan, China, Greenleaf Corporation has been an industry leader in cutting tool technology since 1945. Greenleaf’s comprehensive line of high-performance carbide and ceramic inserts and advanced toolholding systems have helped companies realize increased productivity across various machining applications. With a worldwide sales network, Greenleaf is capable of delivering its latest cutting tool solutions to companies around the globe. To learn more about Greenleaf Corporation and its products, please visit or call 800-458-1850.

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