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2019-08-20 Hardliner with a claim to superiority

Hardliner with a claim to superiority
Producing threads in hardened steel is costly. This applies to blind hole machining in particular because reversing the tap during this process can cause torque peaks when the root of the chip is sheared off... Go to press info

2019-07-11 Threading with maximum productivity and process reliability

Threading with maximum productivity and process reliability
Walter AG is releasing the new TC620 Supreme thread milling cutter in diameters up to M20. High cutting pressure and tool deflection are the greatest challenges when it comes to thread milling... Go to press info

2019-06-28 Produce more parts with no need for new machines

Produce more parts with no need for new machines
With the new single-sided indexable inserts with HU5 geometry, Walter has the answer to one of its users' key questions: How can more components be produced using the same number of machines?... Go to press info

2019-05-24 Walter: 100 years of innovation

Walter: 100 years of innovation
Walter AG, a provider of specialized machining solutions based in Tübingen, Germany, is celebrating the centenary of its foundation today with some 150 guests from the worlds of business and politics... Go to press info

2019-05-21 Problem solver packs a punch with high material removal rates

Problem solver packs a punch with high material removal rates
Walter AG is using its half effective M4258 porcupine milling cutter for shoulder and slot milling to combine the benefits of a milling body with those of indexable inserts... Go to press info

2019-05-13 WBH10C, WBH10 and WBH20 CBN cutting tool materials

WBH10C, WBH10 and WBH20 CBN cutting tool materials
Metal cutting materials that machine hard materials with difficult cutting properties heat up with the materials and lose their capacity to cut. In contrast, CBN grades remain hard and maintain their removal capacity... Go to press info

2019-05-08 Shorter cycle times as a central objective

Shorter cycle times as a central objective
For the high requirements in the automotive sector in particular, Walter AG is introducing new boring tools with tangentially arranged indexable inserts. The usually high feeds for tangential systems are therefore transferred from the milling to the holemaking... Go to press info

2019-04-02 Compact body plus PCD standard inserts

Compact body plus PCD standard inserts
Tübingen-based Walter AG is presenting a shoulder milling cutter that is a logical continuation of the M4000 system concept in the form of the M4130. The idea is to reduce costs through the ability to use universal system inserts in different applications and tools... Go to press info

2019-03-27 MX system for new applications and possibilities

MX system for new applications and possibilities
With Walter Cut MX, Walter AG brought a grooving system to the market which used proven methods while overcoming the disadvantages of existing competitor systems... Go to press info

2019-03-05 20–30% longer tool life

20–30% longer tool life
With the indexable insert fir tree cutter, Walter AG has placed a unique tool on the market. The special milling cutter for semi-finishing and finishing fir-tree grooves combines the economic advantages of indexable inserts with the productivity of a multi-stage milling tool... Go to press info

2019-02-20 Walter AG: From specialists to international systems providers

Walter AG: From specialists to international systems providers
In 1919, when Walter AG was founded, the global market and the concept of a "systems provider" were not yet on the agenda for start-up entrepreneur Richard Walter... Go to press info

2019-02-04 Richard Harris to be the new President of Walter AG

Richard Harris to be the new President of Walter AG
Change in the Walter AG management: On 4th February 2019, Richard Harris will become the new President of the Management Board. He follows Mirko Merlo... Go to press info

2018-11-26 Two profiled roughing experts

Two profiled roughing experts
With the MC319 Advance and the MC320 Advance, Walter AG is introducing two solid carbide milling cutter ranges to the market which are specially designed to meet the requirements of roughing operations... Go to press info

2018-09-27 Walter is Now Available on MachiningCloud

Walter is Now Available on MachiningCloud
Walter cutting tool product data is now available on MachiningCloud. Over 40,000 tool items can be accessed by Walter customers... Go to press info

2018-09-24 Milling with "Xtended Technology" – Xtra·tec® XT

Milling with
Walter presents the next generation of its milling tools in the form of Xtra·tec® XT. "Xtended Technology", or "XT" for short, is designed to achieve increased productivity and process reliability... Go to press info

2018-08-18 Reliable thread turning in tight spaces

Reliable thread turning in tight spaces
Walter AG is completing its range of MX grooving inserts with the A60 and AG60 geometries for small to medium pitches. Just like the existing MX geometries (CF5 and GD8 for all grooving and parting off tasks, RF5 for grooving and copy turning), the A60/AG60 inserts are also designed with four cutting edges. Go to press info

2018-08-16 30% higher productivity in aluminium

30% higher productivity in aluminium
Walter is launching a newly developed solid carbide step drill for aluminium in the form of the DC166... Go to press info

2018-08-14 Top performance on turbine blades

Top performance on turbine blades
Walter AG is expanding its Tiger tec® Gold portfolio with the addition of a new grade that is designed for the complexities of machining turbine blades... Go to press info

2018-07-20 Specialist for chip-free machining steel

Specialist for chip-free machining steel
The TC430 Supreme is Walter AG's new HSS-E-PM thread former especially for ISO P materials. It is available with or without lubrication grooves and with one of three types of internal cooling: axial, radial, or none at all. The thread former is suitable for blind holes and through holes, and comes in two grades... Go to press info

2018-07-17 Cost-effective all-rounders in proven quality

Cost-effective all-rounders in proven quality
Walter's Perform line combines increased standards of quality with maximum cost-effectiveness. These Perform line characteristics will continue with the new ISO turning indexable inserts... Go to press info

2018-03-29 The degree for the digital future at Walter AG

The degree for the digital future at Walter AG
The cooperative Bachelor of Science in Business Information Sytems with a major in Process Engineering and Digital Management... Go to press info

2018-03-16 The new Walter Online Catalogue

The new Walter Online Catalogue
The Walter online catalogue for product-related tool searches is one of the three most important digital Walter media. In addition, the Walter GPS "machining navigation system"... Go to press info

2018-02-05 Customer solutions in next to no time

Customer solutions in next to no time
Walter is expanding its range of products that can be ordered using the Walter Xpress fast delivery service to include indexable inserts... Go to press info

2018-01-24 Twice as cost -efficient up to a diameter of 65 mm

Twice as cost -efficient up to a diameter of 65 mm
With the GX34 grooving inserts, Walter is launching indexable inserts specifically for deep grooving and parting off up to a diameter of 65 mm... Go to press info

2018-01-24 The Tool Life app makes tool data fully transparent

The Tool Life app makes tool data fully transparent
Walter AG and Comara have recently been working together to further develop the "Walter appCom" software solution. This is a tool that captures machine data in real time to provide the basis for optimising component machining in a targeted manner... Go to press info

2017-12-04 Up to 90 per cent more productive

Up to 90 per cent more productive
2016 saw the launch of the T2711/T2712, Walter AG's new, efficient thread milling cutter family for cutting large threads. For some applications, the Walter T2711/T2712 increases productivity by up to 90 %... Go to press info

2017-11-22 The new Walter General Catalogue 2017

The new Walter General Catalogue 2017
The new Walter General Catalogue 2017 is now available worldwide. You will receive the catalogue printed or digitally in your national language, to take away or on USB drives. Simply ask your Walter representative... Go to press info

2017-11-08 New types in the Tiger·tec® Gold range

New types in the Tiger·tec® Gold range
Tübingen-based Walter AG has made a giant leap forward with its innovative Tiger·tec® Gold. Even though it has only been available as part of Walter's standard range since the beginning of 2017... Go to press info

2017-10-12 Powerful in all steel materials

Powerful in all steel materials
With the TC120, TC121 and TC122 product range, Walter is presenting three new blind hole taps in the Supreme line specially developed for machining steel materials... Go to press info

2017-10-09 Specialist in soft cutting action – yet universally compatible in the system

Specialist in soft cutting action – yet universally compatible in the system
With the M4003, Walter is presenting a 45° face milling cutter as part of its M4000 system. However, in addition to the advantages of a universal system, such as low carbide inventory costs and easy handling, the M4003 also demonstrates special strengths... Go to press info

2017-09-25 Keeping pace with the future

Keeping pace with the future
Our objective: Excellent tools for excellent components. To achieve this, specially tailored, highly efficient processes are crucial – from procurement, preparation, provision and use, through to the reconditioning of the tools... Go to press info

2017-09-07 Exciting insights at EMO – live from the factory of the future

Exciting insights at EMO – live from the factory of the future
At EMO 2017, Walter has something truly special on offer: Visitors to the fair can experience live images directly from the factory of the future.... Go to press info

2017-09-06 Walter at EMO 2017: Digitalisation takes centre stage

Walter at EMO 2017: Digitalisation takes centre stage
Requirements in the metalworking sector are increasing, while digitalisation and networking are gaining momentum. At the same time, users' demands for holistic concepts along with corresponding digital services continue to grow... Go to press info

2017-09-03 Starrag and Walter AG: Turbine Technology Days 2017

Starrag and Walter AG: Turbine Technology Days 2017
For the fifth time, Starrag and Walter – in a partnership that has now proven itself three times – have invited people to the "Turbine Technology Days"... Go to press info

2017-08-31 Walter adds to its digital Engineering Kompetenz

Walter adds to its digital Engineering Kompetenz
With the 100% acquisition of its long-standing software partner Comara GmbH, Walter is reinforcing its decision to strive for further growth in the digital sector and build on the company's Engineering Kompetenz... Go to press info

2017-08-28 Universal just became even more universal

Universal just became even more universal
Walter AG's range of system inserts for its universal M4000 milling system has been updated to incorporate a whole new application... Go to press info

2017-05-23 Four cutting edges – one innovative system

Four cutting edges – one innovative system
With the Walter Cut MX, Tübingen-based Walter AG is launching a tool for grooving and parting off that adopts proven technology and eliminates the weaknesses of existing systems from competitors.... Go to press info

2017-05-16 Threading with confidence – now includes UNC dimensions

Threading with confidence – now includes UNC dimensions
For some time now, Tübingen-based precision tool specialist Walter has enjoyed significant market success with its Paradur® HT tap range. Previously available in dimensions M4-M36 and M10×1-M33×2, Walter is now expanding the range of Paradur® HT taps to include dimensions UNC 1/4-UNC 1... Go to press info

2017-05-13 Achieve maximum tool life with cool precision with cool precision

Achieve maximum tool life with cool precision with cool precision
Walter is presenting two entirely new indexable insert geometries with the FM5 and RM5. These are particularly beneficial to users who machine high-temperature alloys (ISO S) and stainless steels (ISO M)... Go to press info

2017-05-11 A sophisticated milling specialist: The MD133 Supreme

A sophisticated milling specialist: The MD133 Supreme
With the new MD133 Supreme, premium tool manufacturer Walter is launching its first ever range of milling cutters specially developed for the requirements of dynamic milling... Go to press info

2017-02-23 Walter AG named "Preferred Supplier" by Bosch for fourth time

Walter AG named
Walter AG has been awarded the "Preferred Supplier" certificate by Robert Bosch GmbH for the fourth time, making it clear that this long-standing partnership is set to continue... Go to press info

2017-01-06 "my.Walter" brings order to information chaos

In the past, customers often lacked access to valuable information. Today they are overwhelmed with information to the point that it can be difficult to filter out exactly what they need... Go to press info

2016-12-09 Walter expands its digital portfolio

Walter expands its digital portfolio
Walter AG gets on board with long-standing software partner Comara to create a new company under joint leadership. Mirko Merlo, President of Walter AG: "This is a key strategic step towards expanding our digital portfolio and further developing our company towards Industry 4.0."... Go to press info

2016-10-14 WALTER: Go for better, go Gold!

WALTER: Go for better, go Gold!
Having revolutionised the industry in the past with the Tiger▪tec® and Tiger▪tec® Silver coatings, the machining specialists at Walter AG in Tübingen are now making another technological advance... Go to press info

2016-08-04 Broadening the range for more in-depth drilling options

Broadening the range for more in-depth drilling options
With the DC150 Perform, Walter brought a high-quality solid carbide drill family with an excellent price/performance ratio to market... Go to press info

2016-07-29 Product range expanded with new insert

Product range expanded with new insert
The new XNGX0705ANN-F67 finishing insert represents a significant expansion to the indexable insert range offered by precision tool manufacturer Walter AG... Go to press info

2016-07-26 Kompetenz on every level

Kompetenz on every level
Walter AG will be exhibiting its latest developments at the AMB in Stuttgart. Machining experts from across the world will have the chance to see the company's latest product innovations in the fields of milling, drilling, threading and turning... Go to press info

2016-07-05 Product range benefits now include metric fine

Product range benefits now include metric fine
Walter is extending its Perform line: With new metric fine taps from the Walter Protoyp TC115/TC216 Perform line for blind-hole and through-hole machining operations... Go to press info

2016-06-30 New benchmark for steel machining

New benchmark for steel machining
Walter introduces a new solid carbide high-performance milling cutter for steel machining: The MC341 Supreme. The initial offering will have six dimensions in the diameter range of 6–20 mm... Go to press info

2016-05-25 Slot milling problem solver par excellence

Slot milling problem solver par excellence
With its M4000 family, Walter has made huge advances towards achieving maximum cost effectiveness in milling. The M4000 system inserts can be used in a variety of tools, which means that they can be used for various types of milling operation... Go to press info

2016-05-23 Targeted cooling – directly beneath the chip

Targeted cooling – directly beneath the chip
Stainless materials are becoming increasingly important, and not only in the food industry and medical engineering... Go to press info

2016-02-09 Precise to the very last detail

Precise to the very last detail
The new Walter Titex DB133 Supreme solid carbide micro twist drills are the key to establishing precise, reliable working processes and achieving significantly longer tool life... Go to press info

2015-07-17 Special tool for stainless steels

Special tool for stainless steels
The properties of stainless and acid-proof steels, classified as ISO M materials, are such that specialist tools are required to machine them. Go to press info

2015-05-19 Xtra∙tec® F4049 multi-tooth finishing face mill

Xtra∙tec® F4049 multi-tooth finishing face mill
With the Xtra∙tec® F4049 multi-tooth finishing face mill, Walter is offering a new type of tool concept for cast iron machining... Go to press info