Lightweight magnetic drilling units redesigned
- Published: January 8, 2018
The heavy-duty ICECUT line of magnetic drilling units from Walter Surface Technologies has been given a new design.
The units are lightweight and compact enough to be carried around a work site and can be affixed in any position, even inverted.
Engineered for heavy duty applications, ICECUT units feature an Accudrill safety amp meter, conveniently located in the central control panel. This attribute allows users to achieve the most productive drilling operation as it prevents the motor from overloading and overheating.
Walter’s ICECUT line of coated annular cutters feature an exclusive coating with a lower friction coefficient and higher temperature resistance than typical TiN or TiAlN coatings. Annular cutters cut at the circumference of the hole, not from the middle like a drill bit. This means less heat buildup, less friction, longer tool life and faster cutting. Using annular cutters also gives the user the flexibility to easily change from small diameter holes (7/16”) to holes exceeding 4” in diameter.
Walter is also celebrating the 25th anniversary of its SST+ drill bits. This product line has been a top seller in Canada and has recently become available in the United States.
“The bits are made with a cobalt blend, and are designed with a quick shank that ensures fast and secure tightening,” says Ryan Boyd, product manager, Tooling and Power Tools. Additionally, the drill bits are designed for “on-the-go” usage with a clip on the packaging that allows users to simply clip them to a belt.