Solid Carbide Pilot Drill enhances deep hole productivity.

Press Release Summary:

Used for drilling depths from approximately 2 x D, X•treme Pilot 180 comes in 1/8–7/8 in. dia, features internal cooling (emulsion or oil), and supports use with coolant pressures as low as 145 psi. Point angle is 180°, and corner protection chamfer maximizes reliability. Along with 4 margins for optimum alignment, features include TFT coating for protection against wear. Drill can be used for cross holes, spot-facing inclined or convex surfaces, and counterboring drilled holes.

Original Press Release:

The New Walter Titex X·treme Pilot 180 Solid Carbide Pilot Drill Enhances the Productivity and Reliability of Deep Hole Drilling

The X·treme Pilot 180, the versatile new high-performance solid carbide pilot drill from Walter Titex, delivers process reliability and hole quality.

Waukesha, WI – Walter has extended its range of pilot drills with addition of the X·treme Pilot 180.

Deep holes nearly always require a pilot or start hole, and this is where the Walter Titex X·treme Pilot 180 comes in. It’s a versatile, high-performance solid carbide drill for drilling depths from approximately 2 x D. The solid carbide drill has internal cooling, which can be either emulsion or oil, and can be used with coolant pressures as low as 145 PSI. It possesses a point angle of 180 degrees, and is available in diameters from 1/8 – 7/8 in. (3 – 20 mm). The drill features corner protection chamfer for maximum reliability, four margins for optimum alignment, and a TFT coating for superior protection against wear.

The new Walter Titex X·treme Pilot 180 can be used for cross holes, spot-facing inclined or convex surfaces, and for counterboring drilled holes to recess bolt heads or protect threads. Even in conditions that are not level the X·treme Pilot 180 yields precise and flat hole bottoms. It can be employed on all commonly used material groups. Application areas include general metalworking, mold and die making, and the automotive and energy industries.

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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