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Through Hole Coolant Taps offer heightened wear resistance.

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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.

Walter USA, Inc.

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

Original Press Release

New Prototyp Prototex® High Production Tap from Walter Tackles Tough Applications

Press release date: April 14, 2014

Tough enough to handle large batch size and mass production of steel workpieces, Walter’s Prototex® HP-P through hole coolant tap offers heightened wear resistance.

Waukesha, WI – Walter has unveiled its new Prototex® HP-P, a high-performance tap that can handle the demands of large batch sizes and mass production. Targeted at steel applications from 600-1250 N/mm2 (175-300 HB), the three versions of Prototex HP-P feature HSS-E or HSS-E-PM substrates, TiCN or TiCNX coatings for heightened wear resistance, an optimized spiral point, and a through coolant design. Thanks to features like these the Prototex HP-P is able to deliver high tool life for a tap in steel (175-370 HB). This in turn results in reduced tool costs and, because of fewer tool changes, it also results in less machine downtime.

Walter supplies three different versions of the Prototex HP-P, each optimized for a particular set of applications. The Prototex HP-P (1) has a substrate of HSS-E-PM and a TiCN coating and is particularly effective in unstable conditions. HP-P (2) has an HSS-E substrate with a TiCNX coating and delivers high tool life under normal conditions. The HP-P (3) features an HSS-E-PM substrate and TiCNX coating and can deliver exceptional tool life under good conditions. The Prototex HP-P is currently available via quotation through Walter’s Specials Department.

Walter, a global leader with over 90 years of experience in precision cutting tools for milling, drilling, turning, boring and specialized tools, helps customers increase productivity and transform visions into reality. With Regional Headquarters in Waukesha, WI, Walter markets its competence brands Walter Valenite, Walter Titex, Walter Prototyp and Walter Multiply through a strong network of distributors and field engineers across their subsidiaries in the USA, Canada, Mexico, Brazil and Argentina.


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Mark Hemmerling
Director of Marketing
mark.hemmerling@walter-tools.com

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