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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, Portable Tools

Milling Cutter System promotes machining versatility.

September 30, 2015

With M4792 slot drill, M4575 T-slot cutter, M4002 high-feed cutter, M4132 shoulder milling cutter, and M4574 chamfer cutter, M4000 milling cutter system enables users to tackle diverse machining operations. Insert system has single basic shape compatible with every M4000 body, allowing inserts to be used in all tools within M4000 range. Also available indexable inserts include grade with CVD coating, Tiger·tec® Silver grades, and PVD grades. There are also 4 geometries available. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Octagon Finishing Face Mills are optimized for work on cast iron.

September 15, 2015

Built to produce flat surfaces on large cast iron components, Walter M2025/M2026 are equipped with 16-edged octagonal peripheral inserts and three 4-edged wiper inserts. Basic wiper insert shape is negative, while cutting edge geometry is positive. Convex edge wiper inserts ensure maximum surface quality, all inserts are precision ground, and cutter bodies, likewise, feature precision insert seats. Cutting edges can be changed rapidly due to wedge clamping of octagonal inserts. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Portable Tools, Fasteners & Hardware

Blind Hole Taps machine stainless steels.

September 4, 2015

Designed for machining stainless steels and ISO M materials, TC142 Blind Hole Taps also have secondary application in ISO P materials, particularly in softer steels which require more chip control. Grade WW60RB, featuring wear-resistant coating, offers extended tool life and high cutting speeds for high-volume production. Grade WY80FC features vaporized surface that guarantees high level of process reliability thanks to optimized chip control. Read More

Portable Tools, Machinery & Machining Tools

Grooving Tool offers optimized chip control, finish, longevity.

August 20, 2015

Used on turret turning centers, Swiss turn, and multi-spindle machines, internally cooled Walter Cut G1011-P comes in shank versions of 0.750 and 1.00 in. and features precision coolant delivered to both flank and chipbreaker of insert. Tool head length is suited for universal use and also promotes chip evacuation, while clamping forces are optimized due to screw position. With cutting depths of up to 0.827 in., tool also offers simplified insert indexing in normal or inverted position. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Orbital Thread Mills handle tough to machine materials.

August 7, 2015

Available in 2xD and 3xD models, Orbital Unified National Fine Thread Mills feature large shank diameters that promote vibration-free machining. Tough micrograin carbide construction with TiCN coating renders mills suitable for use with ISO material types P, M, K, N, S, and O. In addition, short overhang makes tools particularly suitable for machining of challenging materials such as ISO S alloys, materials of high tensile strength, and materials with spring back effect. Read More

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

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