Press Release Summary:
Suited for use in general-purpose machining applications, solid-carbide thread mills are used to produce Unified, National Pipe Tapered, and Metric thread forms. Available thread sizes, cutting diameters, cutting lengths, and shank diameters result in >100 different tooling options, and flute options also vary. AlCrN coating is standard, and optional coatings include TiN, TiCN, TiAIN, AlTiN, and CVD-diamond.
Original Press Release:
Niagara Cutter Sets New Benchmark in Solid-Carbide Thread Mills
TROY, Mich. – Niagara Cutter has launched a new portfolio of solidcarbide thread mills that bring strength and process reliability to a broad range of general-purpose machining applications.
Overall, the portfolio comprises thread mills for the cost effective, highly accurate production of Unified, National Pipe Tapered and Metric thread forms. With a vast selection of thread sizes, cutting diameters, cutting lengths, shank diameters and more, shops have well over 100 different tooling options from which to choose. All of the Niagara thread mills feature a standard AlCrN coating, but are also available with optional coatings of TiN, TiCN, TiAIN, AlTiN and CVD-diamond.
Unified Thread Mill Form
Niagara UN thread mills are ideal for flat-bottom holes and large-diameter applications where torque and horsepower requirements for taps are not available. Available in standard, coolant-through and extended-reach options, these helical flute thread mills offer positive cutting action and are suitable for both internal and external operations. The standard Niagara TM100UN thread mill comes in a full range of industry-standard thread sizes, with cutting diameters from 0.065" to 0.62" and cutting lengths between 0.125" and 1.375". The coolant-through TM120UN thread mill comes in various thread sizes, with cutter diameters from 0.134" to 0.62" and cutting lengths between 0.313" and 1.375". The extended-reach TM160UN comes in a variety of thread sizes, with cutter diameters from 0.134" to 0.62" and cutting lengths between 0.1" and 0.375".
NPT Thread Mill Form
Featuring a straight flute design with three and four-flute options, the Niagara TM200NPT thread mill offers eight different thread sizes and can handle both internal and external operations. Cutting diameters from 0.245" to 0.745" and cutting lengths between 0.4375" and 1.5" are possible via the thread mill.
NPTF Thread Mill Form
The Niagara TM300NPTF thread mill has a straight flute design with three and fourflute options. It comes in seven different thread sizes and has cutter diameters that range from 0.245" to 0.62" and cutting lengths between 0.4375" and 1.125".
Metric Thread Mill Form
Available in thread sizes from M3 to M24, the Niagara TM400MI thread mill has a helical flute design with three and four-flute options that offer positive cutting action and are suitable for both internal and external operations. Cutting diameters for this tool range from 0.085" to 0.62" and cutting lengths are between 0.178" and 1.375".
For more information on the new solid-carbide thread mills from Niagara Cutter, please visit niagaracutter.com.
About Niagara Cutter, LLC
A wholly owned subsidiary of Seco Tools, LLC, Niagara Cutter has been a trusted provider of high-performance, high-value solid tooling to the aircraft, power generation and general metalworking industries since 1954. Made to accommodate all types of workpiece materials and cutting parameters, the company’s vast product selection comprises solid-carbide, high-speed steel and diamond-coated end mills as well as solid carbide multi-purpose thread milling solutions. For more information, please visit NiagaraCutter.com or call 248.528.5220.