New Solid Carbide Drill Features WJ30ET Grade and Superior Positioning Accuracy

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Walter USA introduces the DC160 Advance solid carbide drill available in 3, 5 and 8xD. The drill has an internal coolant and a cylindrical shank ground to an h6 tolerance. The drill’s margins ensure rapid guidance in the hole and a steep gash angle provides improved hole quality as well as reduced feed force. The versatile drill is suitable for ISO material types P, M, K, N, S, H and O.

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Versatile New DC160 Advance Solid Carbide Drill from Walter Provides High Productivity with Superior Hole Quality

The new solid carbide drill from Walter can be used in a broad range of applications.

Waukesha, WI—The versatile new DC160 Advance solid carbide drill from Walter delivers high productivity in a wide variety of materials and can be used universally in an extremely broad range of applications. The newly-designed drill offers many advantages. The margins are located in an advanced forward position to ensure rapid guidance in the hole. A steep gash angle provides ample space for secure chip flow resulting in improved hole quality and reduced feed force. Further, the drill provides superior positioning accuracy thanks to the innovative new thinner web, as well as improved roundness.

The new DC160 Advance solid carbide drill, available in 3, 5 and 8xD, features grade WJ30ET which includes a proprietary Walter coating for excellent tool life. It has a cylindrical shank ground to an h6 tolerance which makes is ideal for shrink fit and hydraulic holders. Point angle is 140° and recommended coolant pressure is 145-580 psi (10-40 bar). With internal coolant the versatile new drill is suited for a variety of ISO material types P, M, K, N, S, H, and O.

Walter, a global leader in the metalworking industry with over 90 years of experience in precision cutting tools for milling, drilling, turning, boring and specialized tools, helps customers improve process reliability and increase productivity. 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 subsidiaries in the USA, Canada, Mexico, Brazil and Argentina

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