Who are Kemet?
Established in 1938, Kemet International Limited is at the forefront of precision lapping and polishing technology, using Diamond Compound and Diamond Slurry, which are manufactured in house to ISO 9001:2015 quality standards. We offer innovative solutions to operations which demand precision finish and close tolerance. Our highly specialised and accurate lapping machines can machine a wide variety of materials for numerous applications.
Our expertise is available to you through our in-house technical specialists, a team of 5 Technical Representatives in the UK, and an extensive network of overseas Subsidiary Companies and Distributors.
If you wish to be considered as a distributor, please download and complete the attached distributor questionnaire.
Our process Laboratories are fully equipped with the latest range of Lapping Machines, Polishing Machines, Ultrasonic Cleaners, Mould Polishing and Metallographic & Geological thin sectioning Equipment to carry out tests on customers' samples. In addition, our team of industrial chemists are able to manufacture bespoke diamond lapping and diamond polishing compounds and diamond suspensions.
Let us help you develop a new process, reduce costs or solve immediate technical problems. We offer training courses covering all aspects of lapping and polishing in our Lapping Laboratories or at your own premises. Kemet International actively takes part in the leading Trade Shows and Exhibitions and have received many awards for our achievements internationally.
Kemet International is a member of various trade associations and professional bodies.
Kemet International Policies
Kemet Group Companies
The NetherlandsKemet Europe B.V.
Oude Moerstraatsebaan 110
4614 RS Bergen op Zoom
Tel: +31 (0) 164 271700
Fax: +31 (0) 164 243603
KoreaKemet Korea Co. Ltd.
Bucheon Technopark3 104/103, 36-1
SingaporeKemet Far East Pte Ltd
32 Ang Mo Kio lndustrial Park 2
#02-12 Sing lndustrial Complex
Tel: +65 6482 0990
Fax: +65 6481 1363
MalaysiaKemet Precision (M) Sdn Bhd
No 44, Jalan Nilam 1/8,
Subang Hi-Tech Ind Park
Batu Tiga, 40000
Tel: (603) 56363448
Fax: (603) 56360448
JapanKEMET JAPAN CO. LTD.
KJ Building 5F
3-13-6 Nichi-Gotanda, Shinagawa-ku
Tel: +81 43-213-9911
Fax: +81 43-213-9932
AustraliaKemet Australia Pty Ltd
Unit 4, 11 Turbo Road
Kings Park, Marayong
NSW 2148, Australia
Tel: +61 (0) 29831 4922
Fax: +61 (0) 29671 3516
ChinaKemet Technology Co.,Ltd
No. 108, 2th Building,
Longquan Technology Park,
Shenzhen Guangdong PRC 518109
Tel: +86 075526528455
Fax: +86 075526528477
Our UK Technical Representatives
Ewan joined Kemet in 2001. He attended technical college and gained City & Guilds qualifications along-side his first job experience in the motor industry (technical & management), retail (sales & management) and, since 1997, industrial engineering, beginning with a Sales Engineer role with Henkel Loctite Adhesives. He gained experience in design, production & particularly MRO (maintenance repair & overhaul) engineering during 4 successful years with Loctite.
Blayne Le Put
Blayne joined Kemet in 2011. He completed a Modern Apprenticeship in Mechanical and Electrical Engineering working for MG Rover and Aston Martin on automated robotic machines. He completed a Btec National in Manufacturing Engineering, an HNC in Manufacturing and Business Engineering and an HND in Further Manufacturing and Business. Moving on to Agie Charmilles he worked as a 5 axis high speed milling service engineer on Heidenhain plc controlled systems and speed spindles - experience which provided a good grounding in all manufacturing processes.
Mark Joined Kemet in Jan 2016. He was a fully apprenticed and certified City and Guilds machine setter and operator for both Manual and CNC Machining Centres and lathes. He was also City & Guilds Advanced CNC programming qualified engineer with 15 years’ shop-floor precision engineering experience, largely within the Aerospace and Automotive manufacturing. Since 2001, Mark was a Field Sales Engineer in the Cutting Tool market selling a range of Solid Carbide and Indexable Carbide tooling all over the UK & Ireland.
Gary Joined Kemet in September 2018. A qualified precision engineer he gained an HNC in Mechanical & Production Engineering. Initially working as a machine setter/operator on manual & CNC machining centres and lathes, Gary moved on to fulfil various sales support roles within the engineering industry and more recently as a service/applications engineer for a honing company. In his various positions Gary has gained a wealth of experience in abrasives, machining and surface finishing processes and is well placed to provide the high level of service customers have come to expect from Kemet.
Maidstone - Head Office
Lloyd Beckett: Lapping Specialist
With over 25 years of experience within the flat and spherical lapping and polishing division of Kemet International, Lloyd has built a wealth of knowledge developing solutions for real world applications and challenges. Lloyd has travelled the world conducting training programmes and commissioning lapping systems based on processes first proven within the Technical Test department at Kemet. This experience enables him to troubleshoot problems with existing processes and advise on process improvements that can save a customer time and money. He is an invaluable asset to Kemet and as a customer of Kemet this knowledge and experience is available to you. Contact Lloyd here.
Mike Wilson: Cleaning Specialist
Mike has been with Kemet for over 10 years and in that time the Cleaning Division has matured into the second largest of Kemet’s divisions supplying large fully automated systems to the Aerospace and Medical sectors as well as general manufacturing. It is not just the equipment itself that provides a cleaning solution however, the chemistry within the tanks is just as important and Mike has a deep understanding of the range of detergents available to Kemet that together with the hardware make a turnkey solution for any application, however demanding. The Cleaning Centre at Kemet has just installed the latest Versa Genius + multistage ultrasonic cleaning test line so we can prove a process to the end user before they need to commit to a purchase. This process testing is completely free of charge and enables you to not only see the results, but also to see the process in action. Contact Mike here.
Mark Cranson: After Sales and Service Manager
As head of the After Sales and Service department at Kemet, Mark is your contact for any machine issues regardless of machine type. Mark runs a team throughout the UK and understands the need to root cause and fix issues as quickly as possible to minimise any downtime you may experience. He has a broad knowledge based on many years as a service engineer for Kemet and other industrial equipment manufacturers. He also has a keen interest in Geology which has helped us with the development of our own range of thin section preparation systems. Contact Mark here.