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Walter M2471 Milling Cutter Reduces Cutting Tools Costs

The Water M2471 milling cutter features a new, double-sided indexable round insert that can reduce cutting material costs by up to 20 percent.

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An image spotlighting the Water M2471 copy milling cutter and its round insert

Walter’s M2471 milling cutter features a double-sided indexable round insert with eight useable cutting edges. Its technical features and sintered design reduce cutting material costs by up to 20 percent.

This 0.98-inch-diameter (25 mm) system, with its parallel shank or ScrewFit modular interface, is suitable for face and copy milling steel, stainless steel and materials with difficult cutting properties. Indexing using the flank face of the indexable insert ensures simple, safe handling.

Walter offers this new indexable insert in G57 and K67 geometries, with options for Tigertec Silver PVD grades WSM35S and WSP45S to boost tool life.

The M2471 milling cutter, which Walter says is ideal for the aerospace and energy industries, boasts a high metal-removal rate even on low-performance machines thanks to its soft-cutting geometries and positive-cutting characteristics. The insert and body design emphasize overall stability during use of all eight cutting edges. The company even goes so far as to say this insert brings all the benefits of single-sided round inserts to double-sided round insert cutting.

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