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Walter USA, Inc.

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

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Walter USA, Inc.

machinery & machining tools, materials & material processing

Heavy-Duty Milling Cutter aids large component machining.

May 23, 2016

Primarily intended for milling and boring machines, Walter BLAXX M3016 is compatible with ISO material groups P, M, and K and suited for such difficult applications as machining frames made from cast iron for large molds or housings for wind energy rotor hubs. Carbide axial stop and use of 4 grades of Tiger™·tec® Silver cutting tool material help optimize tool life and process reliability. Cutter is available with approach angle of 60° for 4.9–12.4 in. diameter range. Read More

fasteners & hardware

Indexable Inserts offer high temperature and wear resistance.

May 10, 2016

Available for all Xtra·tec® and M4000 face and shoulder mills, as well as Walter F2334 copy milling cutter, Tiger·tec® Silver grade WSM45X Inserts combine high-performance substrate and AI2O3 coating for optimized toughness and hardness when working with materials that have difficult cutting properties, such as titanium alloys. Extremely smooth surfaces minimize edge build up, while 2-tone coating allows users to identify wear quickly and make sure that all cutting edges are used efficiently. Read More

machinery & machining tools

Solid Carbide Micro Drills deliver optimized surface finish.

April 5, 2016

Using grades WJ30EL and WJ30ER, Walter Titex DB133 Supreme Drills offer optimized wear resistance. Uniform finish on drill cutting edge and tight tolerances ensure optimized workpiece surface finishes. With special geometry, chip removal is effective, even without through coolant, allowing hole depths up to 8xD to be achieved. Available in diameters from 0.02–0.12 in. with 140° point geometry, drills can be used on many different materials in ISO material groups P, K, and N. Read More

machinery & machining tools, materials & material processing

High-Performance Solid Carbide Tool is suited for dynamic milling.

March 22, 2016

Designed for optimum performance on steel with secondary applications in stainless steel, Proto&bull;max&trade; ST Z-5 features 5 cutting edges and is available with wear-resistant TAZ coating. Design reduces risk of tool breakage and is available with Weldon shank configuration for secure clamping, with or without corner radius, and without reduced neck for greater stability by using maximum amount of carbide. Offered in 6&ndash;25 mm dia, this milling tool also has helix angle of 35°.<br /> Read More

material handling & storage, mounting & attaching products

Parting Blade Adapters ensure precision cooling.

March 7, 2016

Working with coolant pressure of 145&ndash;1,160 psi, Parting Blade Adapters for BMT/DO machines ensure precision cooling of both insert and parting blade, optimizing chip control and tool life. Coolant flows through adapter directly into and through parting blade to cutting zone. O-ring seal ensures that coolant transfers efficiently with no loss of pressure. Adapter has adjustable center height for each workpiece within range of ±0.020 in., allowing exact center position to be set on any workpiece. Read More

machinery & machining tools

ARS Boring Cartridge increases metal removal rates.

February 23, 2016

Supporting use with Walter B3220, B3221, and B3224 boring tools, B3220 Boring Cartridge brings axial-radial offset roughing (ARS) capabilities to diverse applications in automotive, general engineering, and railway industries. Cartridge can use range of indexable inserts and doubling tools&#39; cutting widths to increase metal removal rates and reduce operation time. Excelling at thru hole, line hole, and step cuts, product can machine all common ISO materials. Read More

controls & controllers

Smart Tooling System helps maximize factory efficiency.

February 5, 2016

With Tool-ID System, user can transfer tool data from pre-setting devices to machine tool and evaluate parameters that are run on machine. Data is assigned to tool via identifier, such as laser-engraved data matrix code, called up using scanner, and automatically transferred to machine control unit. Tool also provides production information in form that can be read by machine. Using this information, tool life or presetting data, as well as individual production steps can be monitored/controlled. Read More

fasteners & hardware, machinery & machining tools

Point Drill Insert supports drilling of cast materials.

January 20, 2016

In addition to optimized geometry for maximum productivity in cast iron materials, Model P6005-WKK45C has 110° prismatic seat for minimal run-out and stable positioning as well as chamfered corners for stability in abrasive conditions. Thick coating with multi-layer structure provides alternate layers of hard wear, heat, and abrasive resistance. Inserts are color-coded for easy selection and wear detection. Read More

machinery & machining tools

Milling Grades deliver high cutting speeds.

January 7, 2016

Featuring Tiger&bull;tec® Silver PVD cutting tool material, WKK25S is suited for machining of cast iron materials. Product provides hardness from 2,200&ndash;2,500 Vickers to 2,500&ndash;2,800 with minimal number of micro defects in coating surface. WSM45X, with Tiger&bull;tec® Silver CVD and post treatment, excels at machining stainless steel (ISO M) and super alloys (ISO S). WNN15 features High Power Impulse Magnetron Sputtering, which results in very dense smooth coating layers for use with ISO N materials. Read More

machinery & machining tools, portable tools

Solid Carbide Milling Tools support universal application.

December 23, 2015

Prototyp Advance tools include 6 cutter types and 250 line items, each providing balanced hardness and toughness for versatile application and extended tool life. Suited to machining diverse materials, including ISO material groups P, M, K, and S, with WJ30TF grade and TiAIN coating, tools come in standard geometries of 30° and 45° helix angles and 2 main configurations: shoulder mill and shoulder/slot mill. Number of cutting edges varies from 2&ndash;8 depending on model. Read More

machinery & machining tools

Cast Iron/Steel Drill is offered in various cutting depths.

December 16, 2015

Designed for steel and cast iron, DC170 comes in 16xD and 20xD lengths as well as 3xD, 5xD, 8xD, and 12xD dimensions. Custom-made versions are also available. In addition to orienting margins radially and with copper-color finish (DPP Coating) to optimize performance, lands feature shallow cooling grooves at drill end. Coolant flow encompasses entire drill point to benefit both drill and workpiece. Design also maximizes material behind cutting edge for sturdiness and minimized vibration. Read More


Coolant Delivery System boosts tool life and surface finish.

November 27, 2015

Producing direct coolant supply through insert clamp and along flank face of insert, Walter Turn Precision Coolant extends tool life for stainless materials, high temperature alloys and steels. System is aimed primarily at ISO material groups P, M, and S with pressure range of 150&ndash;2,250 psi. Coolant connections points include coolant hose connections at back of tool and under head, and direct coolant transfer port for VDI connections. Higher pressures up to 4,500 psi are possible. Read More

machinery & machining tools, portable tools

Heptagon Milling Cutter increases metal removal rates.

November 10, 2015

In addition to indexable inserts with 14 cutting edges, Walter BLAXX M3024 has wear-protected, black tool body. Diameters range from 1.5&ndash;6.0 in., and construction is of Tiger·tec® Silver cutting tool material. Tiger-tec Silver is available in 2 CVD-coated grades for machining of steel and cast iron as well as 3 PVD coated grades for machining steel, stainless steel, cast iron, and difficult materials. Inserts are secured by Torx Plus screws for stability and process reliability. Read More

fasteners & hardware, portable tools

Silver PVD Inserts support ISO-M and ISO-S machining.

October 28, 2015

With high temperature wear resistance, Tiger&bull;tec® Silver PVD Coated Inserts are designed for machining stainless steel, high temperature alloys, and other materials that are difficult to machine. Special surface smoothing on rake face minimizes friction, keeping heat generation in check. Available in WSM10S, WSM20S, and WSM30S grades, inserts offer 3 positive geometries: FM4 for finishing operations, MM4 for universal use including 7° and 11° positive rake, and RM4 for roughing operations. Read More

fasteners & hardware, machinery & machining tools, portable tools

Grooving Tools feature reinforced blades. .

October 12, 2015

With dual internal coolant delivery system, Walter Cut G2042 Series optimizes surface finish in parting and grooving operations. System precisely delivers coolant to flank and to chipbreaker of insert, resulting in constant optimum operating temperature. Parting blades come in sizes of 1.02 and 1.26 in., and inserts are available in widths of 2&ndash;4 mm. Prime applications include turret turning centers with bar feeders parting off to center and performing depths of cut greater than 0.315 in. Read More

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

fasteners & hardware, machinery & machining tools, portable tools

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

machinery & machining tools, portable 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

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