BIG-Kaiser-Speed-FinisherClick image to enlargeBIG Daishowa Speed Finisher

BIG Kaiser

  • face mill for aluminum or cast iron
  • adjustable cutting edges to within 1μm of each other for mirror-like finishes through maximum speeds up to 20,000 rpm
  • fast cutting adjustment with optional presetter to cut adjustment time
  • pilot holes of 22 mm diameter for the 50 mm and 63 mm diameter cutters, and 27mm diameter for the 80mm diameter cutter


EmugeClick image to enlargeTop-Cut end mills


  • one carbide end mill for roughing and finishing
  • variable helix angles eliminate harmonic oscillation for minimal vibrations and improved surface quality
  • carbide substrate, optimized micro-geometry and high heat resistant TiALN coating for longer tool life
  • available in a range of inch and metric sizes, lengths and types


HaimerClick image to enlargePower Mill end mills


  • solid carbide end mills equipped with the company's pull out protection system, Safe-Lock
  • 2 -20 mm cutting diameters with three, four and five cutting edges with multiple lengths of cut.
  • geometries based on an unequal flute and helix design for chatter-free machining
  • all end mills are fine balanced and have a run-out of 5 μm; shanks based on the h5 tolerance


HornClick image to enlargeDAH end mills

Horn USA

  • Four new end mills in the DAH series with Weldon toolholders and smaller diameter ranges: 12 mm (0.47 in.), 16 mm (0.63 in.) 20 mm (0.79 in.) and 25 mm (0.95 in.)
  • equipped with two to four indexable inserts: 12 mm diameter (0.47 in. with two inserts, 16 mm diameter and 20 mm diameter with three inserts and 25 mm diameter with four inserts.
  • maximum cutting depth: 0.8 mm (0.031 in.); cutting edge radius: 0.4 mm (0.015 in.) with optimum feed rates: 0.5 mm (0.019 in.) and 2.5 mm (0.098 in.) per tooth


IscarClick image to enlargeHelido H690


  • new family of double-sided triangular inserts with six helical right-hand cutting edges
  • designed for 90° milling and includes face mills in 50 and 250 mm diameters
  • can machine 90° shoulders up to 13.5 mm depth and perform slotting, ramping down and facing operations
  • cutters up to 125 mm diameters feature coolant holes directed to every insert


KennametalClick image to enlargeMill 4-15


  • features a double-sided insert with four cutting edges able to take up to 15 mm depth of cut
  • cutting edge design assures positive contact through 90° shoulder milling
  • available in precision ground or moulded inserts with corner nose radii from 0.4 to 2.5 mm
  • multiple cutter body options


NexusClick image to enlargeSNKX High Feed Milling


  • high feed square indexable carbide milling insert for face, copy, plunge milling and roughing operations
  • eight corners with helical geometry
  • manufactured with a sub-micron grain carbide and PVD coating technology
  • available in Weldon shank end mills and standard face mills, as well as Power-Loc and Shrink-Mill for zero run-out


SandvikClick image to enlargeInveio GC3330

Sandvik Coromant

  • new insert grade for cast iron milling with Inveio technology for higher performance, longer tool life
  • Inveio's uni-directional crystal orientation allows for a stronger, uniform structure of the coating and results in high wear resistance grades and cutting edges that stay in shape and last longer in cut, according to Sandvik Coromant
  • long, predictable tool life allows for secure, unmanned production with a high metal removal rate


Seco-EPB-5600-1Click image to enlargeEPB 5600 Shrinkfit holder


  • expanded range of EPB 5600 Shrinkfit holder with Safe-Lock system for high speed rough milling applications
  • achieves high clamping forces, increased rigidity and the same 3 μm runout at 3xD
  • 33 per cent stronger than an equivalent DIN holder, claims the company 

T-Carb end mills

SGS-T-Carb-Click image to enlargeSGS

  • six-flute high performance end mills for aggressive high speed machining using Trochoidial and Peel Milling techniques
  • variable pitch geometry provides superior performance in multiple operations for roughing and finishing, claims the company
  • offered in a variety of length, neck and corner radius


SumitomoClick image to enlargeWGX Wave Mill


  • face mill series used for all facemilling applications
  • excellent surface finish and elimination of burrs due to unique insert chipbreaker design, says the company
  • body and insert combination results in improved run-out accuracy
  • features lower cutting force due to a high rake angle and edge treatment for long tool life with new Super ZX and Super FF coatings


TungaloyClick image to enlargeTungFlex modular mill


  • designed for general machining and die and mould industries for steel, stainless steel, cast iron, hardened steel and super alloys
  • modular flexibility allows for head type change and steel to carbide shank change for specific applications
  • monoblock adaptors allow for varying
  • the length of the cutting tool and salvages carbide shanks when tool breakage occurs
  • offered with a straight shank, TungFit system and ER collet type shank adaptors


Walter ToolsClick image to enlargeF5138 helical flute cutter

Walter Tools

  • the first helical flute cutter in the Blaxx family of milling cutters
  • features four-edge, tangential indexable inserts made from Watler Tiger-tec Silver cutting material
  • design of the insert seat provides the tool body with a reinforced core
  • four grades from very hard to very tough with diameter ranges of 40 to 89 mm (1.5 to 3 in.)


WTOClick image to enlargeQuickFlex


  • driven toolholders designed for heavy duty milling operations
  • patented labyrinth seals protect against contamination for longer life
  • 2:1 gear ratio increases the transmissible torque
  • increase in speed with a ratio of 1:2 or 1:3 can shorten cycle times and improve surface finish


YG-1Click image to enlargeV7 Inox carbide milling cutter


  • variable 36-40° helix coated carbide end mills in metric and imperial sizes
  • for machining stainless steel, titanium alloys, Inconel, cast iron and alloy steels
  • offers equivalent performance in tool steels and hardened steels up to 40 HRc
  • machines depths of cut equal to diameter and feed rates up to 1.5 m/min


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Steven Baier to head sales for Haimer USA

Steven Baier has been named national sales manager for Haimer USA and will oversee sales in Canada and the US.

“Steven’s extensive experience in tool holding and machine tool accessory sales makes him an ideal fit for our organization, and we are thrilled to have him here at Haimer to help lead our sales team,” says Brendt Holden, president of Haimer USA. Baier was previously with Lyndex Nikken for 12 years, where he served as the midwest regional sales manager.

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