Cutter with Grooving System Available
Walter USA will feature its new Blaxx F5055 slitting cutter, which incorporates a grooving system based on self-gripping, form-locking indexable inserts that provide cutting force for the tool.
Cutter Promotes Chip Removal during Deep Plunging
Walter USA has expanded its Proto-max series of high-performance solid carbide end mills with the Prototyp Proto-max "Tough Guys" (TG) end mills, designed for use with steel, stainless steel, cast iron and super alloys.
Inserts Boost Productivity in Cast Iron
Walter USA’s Tiger-tec Silver line of high-performance insert now includes the RK 5 and RK7 geometries designed to enhance cutting speed, reliability and tool life in ISO K (cast iron) materials.
Tap Improves Thread Quality
The Walter Prototyp Paradure short-chip blind-hole tap from Walter USA is designed to increase process reliability and quality when tapping long-chipping, high-tensile-strength steels.
Inserts for Steel Turning Applications
Walter’s Tiger-tec Silver turning inserts are designed to reduce machining times and increase process reliability, particularly in steel turning applications, the company says.
Ceramic Grades for Super Alloy Turning Operations
The WIX10 and WWS20 complementary ceramic grades from Walter are designed for turning high-temperature super alloys such as Inconel, Waspaloy, Stellite and other heat-resistant materials that can create create greater stresses and increased wear in carbide tools.
Walter to Expand North American HQ
Cutting tool manufacturer Walter USA has announced plans to build a new North American Technology Center at its headquarters in Waukesha, Wisconsin. Featuring demonstration and application trial areas, the 40,000-square-foot facility will be designed to help educate customers, channel partners and employees on the company’s products.
New President at Walter
Milko Merlo has become president of cutting tool supplier Walter AG, parent company of Walter USA (Waukesha, Wisconsin). He succeeds former president Andreas Evertz, who will become president of Sandvik Machining Solutions, of which Walter is a part. Most recently, Mr.
Milling Grade Designed for Faster Metal Removal
The Tiger-tec Silver WKP25S indexable milling grade from Walter is designed to maximize productivity by enabling increased feed and cutting speeds, and increased rates of metal removal, particularly in the machining of steel and castings.