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2021-03-05 Walter is rounding off the new Xtra·tec® XT M5130 shoulder milling cutter range

Walter is rounding off the new Xtra·tec® XT M5130 shoulder milling cutter range
More teeth and more chips. With the Xtra·tec® XT M5130 shoulder milling cutters, Walter has developed a new generation of milling cutters to buck the trend. Go to press info

2021-02-04 New, internally cooled Walter TC430 Supreme thread formers

New, internally cooled Walter TC430 Supreme thread formers
Maximum tool life in steel: Walter is expanding its range of thread formers with the addition of the TC430 Supreme. Go to press info

2021-02-02 New MD838 and MD839 Supreme circle segment milling cutters from Walter

New MD838 and MD839 Supreme circle segment milling cutters from Walter
90 per cent faster finishing: Walter is launching two solid carbide milling cutters especially for finishing operations in the form of the new MD838 Supreme and MD839 Supreme circle segment milling cutters. Go to press info

2021-01-21 Walter is expanding the TC420 Supreme thread former family

Walter is expanding the TC420 Supreme thread former family
Walter is introducing a new TC420 Supreme variant. This is a thread former (M5–M16) for blind-hole threads up to < 3.5 × DN, which combines for the first time chamfer form E with axial internal coolant without lubrication grooves. Go to press info

2021-01-20 Short threads in next to no time

Short threads in next to no time
The Walter T2710 milling cutter impresses universally from 1.5 × DN. With the T2710, Walter AG is now also carrying forward the concept of its multiple-row thread milling cutters to short threads. Go to press info

2021-01-20 Remote engineering at Walter

Remote engineering at Walter
Customers virtually accompany component development in the Walter Technology Center. In the Technology Center in Tuebingen, Walter specialists develop and optimise individual machining processes or complete machining strategies for new components or materials in conjunction with customers. Go to press info

2021-01-20 A specialist and an all-rounder: Tools for titanium with twice the expertise

A specialist and an all-rounder: Tools for titanium with twice the expertise
Walter MD377 Supreme and MC377 Advance solid carbide milling cutters. With the MD377 Supreme and the MC377 Advance, Walter offers two solid carbide milling cutters especially for titanium. Go to press info

2020-10-12 Tiger·tec® pushes the boundaries

Tiger·tec® pushes the boundaries
With the new Tiger·tec®​ Gold PVD grade WSP45G, Walter AG is introducing a cutting tool material that really pushes the boundaries of these coatings: both in their application and with respect to the materials that the machinist can work with them... Go to press info

2020-10-05 Increased reliability in the grooving process

Increased reliability in the grooving process
Walter is expanding the DX18 grooving system range with two new tools: The new G4011-P monoblock shank tool is designed as a universal tool for all common grooving operations... Go to press info

2020-09-30 At high speed from component to tooling solution

At high speed from component to tooling solution
Engineers in Walter Engineering are working with a new digital wizard: Walter Innotime. This web application links existing Walter systems to the Engineering Kompetenz of Walter employees... Go to press info

2020-08-31 Walter AG presents new grades for ISO K and ISO H materials

Walter AG presents new grades for ISO K and ISO H materials
With the WBK20 and WBK30 CBN grades, Walter is launching two new indexable inserts for turning ISO H and ISO K materials: WBK20 (grain size diameter 3.0 μm) for finishing cast iron; WBK30 (grain size diameter 10.0 μm) for high metal removal rates in ISO H and when finishing with a heavily interrupted cut... Go to press info

2020-08-25 Walter is expanding its range of X‧treme Evo drills up to 30 × D

Walter is expanding its range of X‧treme Evo drills up to 30 × D
With the X·treme Evo solid carbide drills from the DC160 Advance range of drills, Walter is forging a link to the "next generation of drilling". By introducing lengths of 16 to 30 × D, the tool manufacturer its expanding its range to now include deep-hole drilling... Go to press info

2020-07-27 On the safe side when drilling

On the safe side when drilling
In 2018, Walter established a flexible all-rounder on the market in the form of the D4120 indexable insert solid drill. The tool manufacturer is now completing its D4120 product range... Go to press info

2020-07-20 What we do: Drilling precision parts reliably

What we do: Drilling precision parts reliably
Walter is launching the DB133 Supreme micro drill and the DB131 pilot drill. Externally cooled Walter DB133 Supreme micro drills have become successfully established around the world for machining precision parts. The Tübingen-based company is now presenting two new developments in micro drilling... Go to press info

2020-07-13 All-round cost efficiency

All-round cost efficiency
The M2471 copy milling cutter brings all the benefits of single-sided round inserts to double-sided round inserts, particularly in terms of their positive cutting behaviour.​.. Go to press info

2020-07-06 Produce more threads per tool

Produce more threads per tool
The synchronisation of a machine, that is to say the rotation of the spindle interacting with the feed, is one of the most important reasons for tool wear when producing threads... Go to press info

2020-04-20 Vibration-free machining in difficult conditions

Vibration-free machining in difficult conditions
With Accure·tec, Walter provides a damping system specially for turning and milling using tools with a long projection length. The vibration damping provided by the axially and radially flexibly positioned damper element is preset at the factory. The tools can therefore be used immediately without any time spent on adjustment... Go to press info

2020-03-24 It's all about smart heads

It's all about smart heads
With the G4014-P groove turning holder and the double-edged DX18 indexable inserts, Walter is launching a new system for grooving and parting off on the market. The screw of the innovative new "SmartLock" insert clamping is fitted on the side... Go to press info

2020-03-17 High-feed milling – the entire range

High-feed milling – the entire range
Walter is introducing three new high-feed milling cutters: The Xtra·tec® XT M5008 high-feed milling cutter for diameters of 16–66 mm (⅝–2½"), and the two MC025 Advance and MD025 Supreme solid carbide milling cutters for diameters of 1–25 mm (⅛–1"), with application ranges that perfectly complement one another... Go to press info

2020-01-28 Two sides for top performance

Two sides for top performance
Walter is introducing a new double-sided indexable insert for turning machining operations under the designation "MU5". The insert can be used universally both for steel forged parts in automotive series production, such as drivetrain or gearbox components, and for components made from stainless materials... Go to press info

2020-01-09 Walter acquires US-based Melin Tool Company

Walter acquires US-based Melin Tool Company
Walter has reached an agreement to acquire the privately owned US based company Melin Tool Company, a manufacturer of solid carbide and HSS end mills, drills and countersinks... Go to press info

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