TProd 2 Walter Tools WAL 370Click image to enlargehe MC232 Perform line of solid carbide milling cutters are the latest addition to Walter’s cost-effective Perform product range.

They feature a corner radius and reduced neck for better approaches to individual component geometries and increased edge stability.

The reduced neck in turn makes the milling cutter more flexible, as it can be used with a wide variety of cutting depths. MC232 Perform line, with diameter sizes ranging from 1/8 in. to ¾ in. and 2-20 mm metric, can be used for all typical milling applications and are suitable for a variety of materials.

Users also benefit from other features of the Perform line, such as excellent cost efficiency for small and medium batch sizes, making them perfect for job shops and manufacturers that frequently change orders, quantities or projects.

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