Latest DC160 Solid Carbide Drill Delivers High Productivity Drilling in Wide Variety of Materials

Press Release Summary:

  • Features grades WJ30ET (full coating) for universal usage up to 8 x Dc and WJ30EU (tip coating) for 12 x DC up to 30xDc
  • Offers cylindrical (HA) and whistle notch (HE) shanks ground to h6 tolerance for highest reliability
  • Includes double margins and advanced placement of second margins that ensure better centering capabilities and tendency of the drills to stabilize early into the cut

Original Press Release:

New Solid Carbide Drill from Walter Provides Productive Holemaking up to 30 x Dc

Design innovations enable the new DC160 Advance to deliver high productivity drilling in a wide variety of materials.

Waukesha, WI—Walter has introduced the versatile new X·treme Evo DC160 Advance solid carbide drill. The drill delivers exceptional productivity in a wide variety of materials and can be used universally in an extremely broad range of applications, including in the mold and die, energy, automotive, and general metalworking areas.

Apart from the new 30 x Dc L/D ratio offering, the drill's many design innovations include double margins and advanced placement of second margins that ensure better centering capabilities and the tendency of the drills to stabilize early into the cut. This gives an advantage in performing difficult applications such as cross holes and inclined entry and exits. A deep chip gash ensures reliable chip evacuation resulting in improved hole quality and reliability. And an innovative new thinner web produces superior positioning accuracy, reduced cutting forces and vibration.

Available in a variety of dimensions, now up to 30 x Dc and in diameters from 0.125-0.75 (3-25 mm), the new DC160 Advance solid carbide drill features grades WJ30ET (full coating) for universal usage up to 8 x Dc and WJ30EU (tip coating) for 12 x DC up to 30xDc. The new drills have both a cylindrical (HA) and whistle notch (HE) shanks ground to a h6 tolerance for highest reliability The point angle is 140°. This versatile new drill is suited for a variety of ISO materials including steels, stainless steels, cast irons, nonferrous materials, super alloys, hard materials and other nonmetal materials (ISO material groups P, M, K, N, S, H and O).

There are three designations to Walter product technology—Perform, Advance and Supreme. The Perform tools provide an economical solution with focused importance on lower batch production and price. The Advance tools are efficiently balanced between price and performance. The Supreme designation indicates the highest level of technology and performance available for high productivity, high production volumes environment.

Walter, a global leader in the metalworking industry for over 100 years, offers a wide range of precision tools for milling, turning, drilling and threading applications. The company helps customers in the aviation and aerospace industries, automotive, energy, and general industry improve process reliability and increase productivity. As an innovative partner capable of creating digital process solutions for optimal efficiency, Walter is pioneering Industry 4.0 throughout the machining industry. With Regional Headquarters in Waukesha, WI, Walter markets its competence brands Walter, Walter Titex, Walter Prototyp and Walter Multiply through a network of channel partners and field engineers across the USA, Canada, Mexico and Brazil. www.walter-tools.com/us

For further editorial information contact:
Kurt Ludeking, Director of Marketing
kurt.ludeking@walter-tools.com

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