Press Release Summary:
- Indexable round insert features a double-sided round insert with eight useable cutting edges
- Diameters of 0.98 in. (25 mm) with parallel shank or ScrewFit modular interface is suitable for face and copy milling
- Available in geometries of G57 and K67 for medium and good machining conditions
Original Press Release:
New Milling Cutter with Round Insert from Walter Can Reduce Cutting Tool Costs by 20% While Still Ensuring Stability
The cutter, a new addition to the Walter product range offers a high material removal rate plus easy and safe handling characteristics.
Waukesha, WI -The M2471 milling cutter from Walter, with a new indexable round insert is the first to feature a double-sided round insert with eight useable cutting edges. Its technical features, sintered design, as well as the eight useable cutting edges, help reduce cutting material costs by up to 20%.
This system, with diameters of 0.98 in. (25 mm) with parallel shank or ScrewFit modular interface is suitable for face and copy milling steel, stainless steels and materials with difficult cutting properties. Indexing using the flank face of the indexable insert ensures simple, safe handling. Walter offers this new indexable insert in geometries "G57-The universal one" for medium machining conditions and "K67-The easy-cutting one" for good machining conditions. It is also available in Tiger·tec® Silver PVD grades WSM35S and WSP45S, boosting tool life.
The M2471 milling cutter, ideal for the aerospace and energy industries, boasts a high metal-removal rate even on low-performance machines thanks to its soft cutting geometries and positive cutting characteristics. It brings all the benefits of single-sided round inserts to double-sided round insert cutting. The insert and body are designed so that their overall stability is guaranteed during use of all eight cutting edges.
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
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Kurt Ludeking, Director of Marketing