About Us

Glendower Cutting Tools have been a cutting tools specialist in Leicester since 1972 we supply all the standard inserts & tooling, but uniquely also manufacture special inserts in our own facility in Leicester. Where we press / sinter & grind to customer needs on the latest Agathon CNC grinding machines, we also design your tooling from scratch.  We only use top quality materials and the latest industry leading coatings to ensure optimum tool life, we are small enough to care but big enough to cope. Please use our contact form to see how we can help you.

As a leader in the industry, Glendower Cutting Tools Ltd has a wealth of knowledge and expertise that’s incomparable. We utilize this experience to provide both companies and individuals with quality and innovative products they can truly count on.

In addition, we ensure that we stay ahead of the industry curve by using the latest technologies. Rest assured that no matter what you need, you can rely on us to provide the absolute best. Keep browsing through our site to learn more.


    • Hydramet 12.5 Tonne Insert Press.
    • Vacuum Furnace.
    • Rollomatic 6-Axis Profile Insert grinder.
    • Agathon Penta, 5-Axis Insert grinder.
    • Agathon 250 Ultra, 3-Axis Insert grinder.
    • Agathon Combi 400, Plus 4-Axis Insert grinder with K-Land & Chipbreaker capabilities.
    • Lapmaster AC400F, dual wheel Insert thickness grinder.
    • Carbide Saw thickness grinder.
    • Carbide bore grinder.
    • 3 Cutter grinders.
    • 3 CNC controlled creep feed grinders.
    • Brazing and Shotblast facilities.
    • Solidworks 3D modelling and drawing.
    • CNC Router/Milling machine.