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IMTS 2018: New cutting tool geometries for Haimer’s Power Mill and Duo-Lock lines include designs for aluminum and mold steels.

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New geometries for Haimer’s Power Mill line of solid carbide end mills and and Duo-Lock line of modular milling heads include designs for aluminum and mold steels. Unequal flute and helix designs provide chatter-free machining. The company’s tools are made from K20-K40-grade fine-grain carbide.

The latest tools include two- and three-flute end mills for aluminum, which are available in solid carbide or as a modular interface (Duo-Lock),  four- to 10-flute end mills for working in steel, and various specialized cutting tools. Special tools include a multifunction chamfer spotting tool, four- and five-flute roughing mills for steel, a quadrant end mill, and ball nose end mills for steel and aluminum. All are available as solid carbide end mills or Duo-Lock interfaces.The company also offers the Basic Mill line

of solid carbide end mills and Duo-Lock milling heads for roughing, finishing and drilling. All tools are available with the optional Safe-Lock anti-pullout system.

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