Milling MetalTech Report April

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BIG 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


EmugeTop-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


HaimerPower 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


HornDAH 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


IscarHelido 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


KennametalMill 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


NexusSNKX 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


SandvikInveio 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-5600-1EPB 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


  • 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


SumitomoWGX 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


TungaloyTungFlex 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 ToolsF5138 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.)




  • 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-1V7 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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