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Walter USA, Inc.

N22 W23855 RidgeView Pkwy. W., Waukesha, WI, 53188, US

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Walter USA, Inc.

Machinery & Machining Tools

Insert Drills offer optimized clamping system, cutting material.

March 18, 2015

Featuring Walter Capto™ clamping system and indexable inserts with Tiger·tec Silver® cutting tool material, 16–45 mm dia Xtra·tec® Insert Drills can be used on materials from steel and cast iron to stainless and difficult-to-cut materials. Drills offer depth of cut of 3xD and can handle chain drilling, sloping, and convex surfaces. Indexable inserts comes in 3 geometries and 4 grades and have 4 cutting edges. Ground indexable inserts are also fitted with wiper edge for optimal finish. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Solid Carbide Pilot Drill enhances deep hole productivity.

February 25, 2015

Used for drilling depths from approximately 2 x D, X•treme Pilot 180 comes in 1/8–7/8 in. dia, features internal cooling (emulsion or oil), and supports use with coolant pressures as low as 145 psi. Point angle is 180°, and corner protection chamfer maximizes reliability. Along with 4 margins for optimum alignment, features include TFT coating for protection against wear. Drill can be used for cross holes, spot-facing inclined or convex surfaces, and counterboring drilled holes. Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Fasteners & Hardware

Indexable Insert Cartridges enhance face milling operations.

January 26, 2015

Offered in 2 geometries, FR751M and FR752M make performance of tangential indexable inserts available for adjustable face milling. Walter BLAXX shoulder mill, which produces precise, near step-free 90° shoulders, is available for tool diameters up to 6.30 in. When F2010 face mill is equipped with FR751M or FR752M cartridge, this technology can be applied up to diameters of 12.40 in. Also, F2010 can be used for fine finishing due to indexable inserts adjustable axially with micrometer precision. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Solid Carbide Drill addresses small lot production needs.

January 8, 2015

Available in 0.12–0.63 in. diameters for everyday machining applications involving older machines, small quantities, or frequent workpiece changes, DC150 can be universally used for all materials and in all industries (especially general machining). Respectively featuring external and internal cooling, 3xD and 5xD variants are both available in cylindrical shank (DIN 6535 HA) or Whistle Notch shank (DIN 6535 HE) and may be used for material groups P, M, K, N, S, H, and O.
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Machinery & Machining Tools

Solid Carbide Thread Mills help boost productivity.

December 23, 2014

With thread depths of 1.5 x D and 2 x D, respectively, Walter Prototyp Supreme TC610 and TC611 offer geometry that minimizes vibration while producing optimal surface finishes, and through coolant design that maximizes chip removal and helps prevent fractures. WB10RD grade, providing optimized wear resistance, features TiALN coating with finishing layer of ZrN. WJ30RC grade, with TiALN coating, can be run with or without coolant, broadening areas of application. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Grooving/Parting Tools extend life expectancy via wear resistance.

November 21, 2014

Constructed with wear-resistant cutting material, Walter Cut GX Tiger•tec Silver® CVD grooving and parting grades WKP13S, WKP23S, and WKP33S optimize metal removal rates while maintaining or improving tool life. Tiger-tec Silver CVD coating features aluminum oxide with optimized microstructure for max crater wear resistance and cutting speed, while silver flank face aids wear detection and permits full cutting edge usage. Mechanical post-treatment creates compressive stresses. Read More

Fasteners & Hardware

Indexable Inserts feature positive geometry.

October 29, 2014

Featuring positive cutting edge design, FP4, MP4, and RP4 are available with WPP10S, WPP20S, and WPP30S Tiger•tec Silver® cutting grades. FP4 is optimized for finishing, while MP4, available with two clearance angles of 7° and 11°, is intended for mid-range machining of materials such as structural steel or other low-carbon steels. Both have been optimized for short chip breaking. Offering stable cutting edge, RP4 is suitable for roughing forged steel parts or cast iron. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Single-Edged Grooving System cuts deeper than insert length.

October 15, 2014

With cutting depth of grooves not limited to length of insert, Walter Cut-SX enables deep grooving and parting cuts required in many industry sectors. Process reliability is enhanced by self-clamping inserts and made possible by precisely matched grooving inserts and insert holders, positive locking insert shape with form fit underside, and sturdy top clamp. With and without high pressure, Walter Cut-SX G2012-P toolholder features internal coolant delivered directly to cutting edge. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Universal Milling System reduces tooling requirements.

September 30, 2014

Able to be used with all steel and cast iron materials, stainless steels, and difficult-to-cut materials, M4000 comprises 3 cutter bodies and 4 indexable inserts and can be employed in such applications as face milling, shoulder milling, and chamfering. Flank faces on 4 cutting edges of inserts feature wave profile that displays geometry. Coated with Tiger•tec Silver®, inserts have rake face markings, come in stable and universal geometries, and have positive shape with clearance angle of 15°. Read More

Portable Tools, Machinery & Machining Tools

Solid Carbide Milling Cutters reduce micro fracturing.

September 19, 2014

Designed for stability and to minimize likelihood of micro fracturing, Walter Prototyp Supreme MB265/MB266 feature coolant strategy without radial exits, V-cutting edges that increase ramping angle, and one cutting edge to center. Engineered primarily for use with ISO N material group, these milling tools come in WJ30UU (uncoated) grade; Supreme MB265 is also available in WJ30CA (CrN coated) grade. Design promotes productivity due to metal removal rates, tool life, and process reliability. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Solid Carbide Drills deliver performance, stability, reliability.

September 11, 2014

Supplied in 16xD and 20xD sizes and suited for use on ISO-P and ISO-K materials, DC170 internally cooled drill features land design that orients margins radially and copper-color finish (DPP Coating). Lands have shallow cooling grooves at drill end, and 8 visible cooling grooves can be used as scale for regrinding. Coolant flow encompasses entire drill point, optimizing cooling while also inhibiting chip packing. Amount of material behind cutting edge enhances sturdiness. Read More

Services

Rapid Design Service provides drilling and boring inserts.

August 1, 2014

With Walter Xpress rapid design and delivery service, user tells Walter their machining requirement. Experts then enter customer-specific parameters into configuration system. For drilling and boring tools, variable parameters include diameter, max number of 3 steps, step lengths, and chamfer angles. System designs required tool and outputs documentation, including 3D model. Customer receives quote within 24 hours. In background, BOM, work schedule, and NC manufacturing programs are created. Read More

Portable Tools, Machinery & Machining Tools

Counterboring, Precision Boring Tools use Capto technology.

July 2, 2014

Counterboring and precision boring tools are available with connections for Walter Capto™ adaptors, which allow multiple processes to be performed with single tooling interface. Allowing use on small and large machines, connections are available in 5 coupling sizes. Capto variants feature completely backlash-free, self-centering connection that does not require special locking device. Resistant to bending, Capto adaptor also minimizes vibration tendency. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Slitting Cutter delivers process reliability at high speeds.

June 3, 2014

Available in diameters from 63–250 mm for insert widths of 2.0–4.0 mm, Blaxx™ F5055 is suitable for cast-iron, steel, and stainless steel components. Optimized concentric and axial run-out values of cutter body keep vibration to minimum. Tiger·tec® Silver cutting tool material is available in 2 grades and 3 insert geometries. CE4 geometry is suited for medium-high feed rates, while universal SF5 suits low-medium feed rates, and CF6 targets low feed rates or non-ferrous metals. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Solid Carbide Deep-Hole Drills reach depth of 50 x diameter.

May 7, 2014

With respective drill depths of 40xD and 50xD, Walter Titex X•treme D40 and D50 employ XD (extremely deep) technology which enables holes to be drilled in one operation, without pecking, in steel, cast iron, or non-ferrous metals. TiALN-tip coating promote service life, and other features include internal coolant channels for optimum heat dissipation and reliable chip evacuation. Latter is also supported by polished flutes, and 4 margins keep drill exactly on its intended course. Read More

Portable Tools, Machinery & Machining Tools

Through Hole Coolant Taps offer heightened wear resistance.

April 16, 2014

Available in 3 versions that are suitable for large batch sizes and mass production, Prototex® HP-P Series is targeted at steel applications from 600-1250 N/mm².  Prototex HP-P (1) has HSS-E-PM substrate and TiCN coating and is particularly effective in unstable conditions. HP-P (2), featuring HSS-E substrate with TiCNX coating, delivers high tool life under normal conditions. With HSS-E-PM substrate and TiCNX coating, HP-P (3) provides optimal tool life under good conditions. Read More

Fasteners & Hardware

Round Insert suits medium- to heavy-duty roughing operations.

March 26, 2014

Specifically designed for roughing solid railroad wheels and other forged parts, Tiger•tec® Silver HU6 Indexable Insert has coating that maximizes cutting speed and tool life. Insert's geometry features specially formed chip dimples for optimal chip formation, facilitating chip breaking in required area. Available in diameters from 10–32 mm, insert comes in 3 grades for steel and one for cast iron machining. Walter Capto™ turning toolholders can be used with HU6 for quick tool changes. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Solid Carbide Endmill combines performance, extended tool life.

March 7, 2014

Used on steel, stainless steel, cast iron, and super alloys, Prototyp Proto•max™TG (Tough Guys) is available in 2–25 mm dia variants with 3, 4, or 5 cutting edges. Design promotes chip removal, rear cutting edge has reinforced core to promote stability, and carbide substrate provides toughness for counteracting vibration induced fractures to cutting edge. Pre-treatment provides optimum surface for titanium aluminum nitride coating, which helps protect against wear and increase tool life.
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Machinery & Machining Tools

Micro Drills enable drilling without pecking.

February 19, 2014

Available in 16 x D and 30 x D drilling depths with diameters from 2-2.95 mm, Titex X•treme DM Micro Drills are suitable for drilling holes for lubrication, cooling, venting, and nozzle bores in automotive, aerospace, die and mold, and general metalworking industries. Units feature internal cooling, as well as optimized point geometry with special cutting edge preparation and precisely dimensioned flute geometry for optimal chip formation. Polished flute surface also supports chip evacuation. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Fasteners & Hardware

Grooving and Parting System employs positive locking inserts.

February 10, 2014

Featuring self-clamping, single edge grooving inserts with positive-locking integration in tool insert seat, Walter Cut SX System optimizes both turning and milling operations. Positive locking keeps inserts secure and accurately seated when subjected to heavy load in feed direction. Available in widths from 2.0–6.0 mm, grooving inserts come in Tiger•tec® Silver PVD cutting material grades WSM33S and WSM43S for steel, stainless steel, and difficult to machine materials. Read More

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