Xtra·tec XT M5008 milling cutter from WalterClick image to enlargeWalter’s Xtra·tec XT M5008, an indexable high-feed milling cutter handles high-feed-per-tooth processes with low axial depths of cut.

Its 5/8–2½ in. (16–66 mm) diameter is perfect for pocketing, grooving and surface machining, and a wide variety of grades and chipbreakers make it suitable for steel, stainless steels, cast iron and other hard materials with difficult cutting properties.

Its stability is bolstered by a shallow approach angle and low radial load on the tool, plus a short and stable peripheral cutting edge. Tool life is enhanced by wear-resistant Walter Tiger·tec coating. Whether it’s configured with a shell mill mount, a parallel shank or a ScrewFit exchangeable head, its end-face geometry is specially developed for the high material removal rates required in die and moldmaking, as well as for the aerospace, energy and medical device industries.

Learn more at www.walter-tools.com/us

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