Press Release Summary:
- M5137 features maximum depth of cut of 0.315 in. and a shell mill mount interface
- Used universally for steel, stainless steels, cast iron and difficult-to-machine materials
- Ideal for applications in the energy, mold and die industries as well as general metalworking
Original Press Release:
New Xtra•tec® XT Shoulder Milling Cutter from Walter Features Six Effective Approach Angles of Exactly 90°
The Walter M5137 Xtra·tec® XT shoulder milling cutter features high process reliability, reduced process costs, and simple tool selection.
Waukesha, WI—The M5137 Xtra·tec® XT shoulder milling cutter from Walter has six indexes per insert, approach angles of exactly 90°, positive geometry, and two pitches for different applications. The cutter’s exact 90° lead angle does away with the need for additional finishing operations. It offers high process reliability thanks to stable, strong, triangular double-sided indexable inserts that are provided as fully sintered for maximum cost efficiency. The insert design features easy cutting geometry.
The M5137 Xtra·tec® XT boasts reduced process costs thanks to its Tiger·tec® coating and six cutting edges per indexable insert. This translates to simple tool selection and low cutting material costs, and highly cost-effective operation due to low unit costs.
The milling cutter can be used universally for steel, stainless steels, cast iron and difficult-to-machine materials, in face, shoulder, ramping, pocket, and circular interpolation milling operations. It is ideal for applications in the energy and mold and die industries, as well as general metalworking. It has a diameter of 2.0-4.0 in. (50-100 mm), a maximum depth of cut of 0.315 in. 8 mm), and a shell mill mount interface.
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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