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Walter USA, Inc.

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

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Fasteners & Hardware

Positive Geometry Inserts minimize downtime and scrap.

July 21, 2015

Providing both 7° and 11° positive rake angles, along with precision-ground and precision-sintered cutting edges, Tiger•tec® Silver MP4, MM4, and MK4 Inserts boost performance in steel, stainless, and iron machining operations. Chip forming geometry features 12° rake angle for optimal shearing action when cutting stainless or low-carbon steel, while additional 18° chip groove in corner radius area optimizes chip control in light finishing cuts. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Two-in-One Tool combines chamfering and drilling.

July 13, 2015

Suitable for use with all corresponding solid carbide drills, Model D4580 drills and chamfers variety of materials, including ISO material groups P, M, K, N, and S, and all holes with 45° chamfers. This applies to cylinder heads, cylinder blocks and sump face holes, housings and mounting holes, and turbocharger and related mounting holes in automotive industry. Chamfer body is available in 6 in. and metric body sizes with chamfer widths up to 0.110 in. Read More

Portable Tools, Machinery & Machining Tools

Helical Mill promotes process reliability and efficiency.

July 1, 2015

Along with solid and stable body, Walter BLAXX F5038 helical milling cutter features tangential, quadruple edge system of indexable inserts made of Tiger·tec® Silver. Accurately arranged precision indexable inserts produce flawless and step-free shoulders that can eliminate need for re-machining. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Portable Tools

Drilling and Chamfering Tool reduces tool changes, downtime.

June 18, 2015

Able to reduce machining time by minimizing required tool changes, D4580 chamfer body provides drilling and chamfering in one tool. Product is available in 6 in. and metric body sizes with chamfer widths up to 0.011 in. (2.8 mm). Suitable for use with all corresponding solid carbide drills, tool is compatible with such materials as ISO material groups P, M, K, N, and S and suitable for all holes with 45° chamfers. Read More

Portable Tools, Fasteners & Hardware

Indexable Cutting Tool Grade offers optimized wear resistance.

June 2, 2015

Optimized for steel machining (ISO P), roughing forged components, and extended production runs, WPP05S combines Tiger·tec Silver® coating with optimized aluminum oxide microstructure. Post-coating treatment that promotes reliability and toughness and reduces downtime due to chipping, and substrate delivers resistance to plastic deformation. This wear-resistant and indexable insert grade is available in MP3, MP5, RP5, and NRF geometries. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Single Edge Fine Boring Tool features modular design.

May 4, 2015

Available in diameters from 0.078–7.992 in. with adjustment accuracy of 0.0001 in. on diameter, B3230 Walter Capto™ can be used for standard and reverse machining. Unit features internal coolant supply up to cutting edge, and is available with Walter Capto™ modular toolholding interface, as well as NCT and ScrewFit. Range of indexable inserts adapted for precision boring is available for use with tool, allowing for optimal cutting parameters to be employed for each material. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Taps are available for blind- and through-hole threads.

April 20, 2015

Compatible with materials ranging from steel to aluminium (ISO material groups P/M/K/N), Prototyp TC115 blind-hole tap and TC216 through-hole tap have HSS-E bodies and are available with TiN or vaporized coating. Vaporized variant increases process reliability, particularly regarding tough ISO M materials, while TiN coating promotes tool life and cutting speed. While TC115 has 45° helix angle for thread depth of 3xD and C form chamfer, TC216 features spiral point for forward chip evacuation and thread depth of 3.5xD. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Single-Edged Precision Boring Tool comes in lightweight design.

April 2, 2015

LWS (Light Weight Solution) version of Walter PrecisionMEDIUM B4031.C weighs 3.2 kg and features backlash-free Walter Capto™ modular toolholding interface. Diameters range from 90–110 mm and 110–153 mm. In addition to facilitating handling in assembly and setting area, design accommodates application where tool magazine can handle limited weight. Reduced weight also helps protect machine and spindle during acceleration and deceleration. Read More

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

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