Latest Face Milling Cutter has 88 degree Approach Angle

Press Release Summary:

  • Available in diameters of 32-100 mm. with small indexable inserts and large depth of cut
  • Comes in either Tiger·tec® silver or Tiger·tec® gold that permit maximum feeds, and tool life
  • Ideal for steel, cast iron, stainless steels, difficult to machine, and non-ferrous materials

Original Press Release:

The Latest Xtra·tec® XT Milling Cutter from Walter, Provides Reliability, and Versatility

The Xtra·tec® XT M5012 face milling cutter with small indexable inserts and large depth of cut delivers multiple advantages.

Waukesha, WI—Walter has introduced the Xtra·tec® XT M5012 face milling cutter, a productive and versatile new face mill with an 88° approach angle. The mill, available in diameters of 32-100 mm, is part of Walter's next generation of milling tools called Xtra·tec® XT, that delivers increased productivity and process reliability. This new tool is ideal for steel, cast iron, stainless steels, difficult to machine, and non-ferrous materials. The M5012 is used in face milling, roughing and rough finishing operations with wiper inserts.

In fact, with the Xtra·tec XT M5012, additional finishing operations can usually be avoided. The mill can also be used on less powerful machines due to its positive soft cutting action. It permits maximum feeds, tool life and productivity thanks to its small indexable inserts with a high number of teeth and a large depth of cut. These tough double-sided, universal, indexable inserts in either Walter Tiger·tec® Silver or Tiger·tec® Gold permit maximum feeds, tool life and contribute to a high level of stability – ideal for small machining allowances and variable conditions. There is easy handling thanks to its accessible clamping screw at an angle, preventing typical assembly mistakes.

The new Xtra·tec XT M5012 is highly cost-effective thanks to inserts being offered in a fully ground configuration for maximum precision, or fully sintered configuration for maximum cost efficiency. The bodies are offered in either ScrewFit or shell mount and with two pitches for different applications

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.

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Kurt Ludeking, Director of Marketing

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