MAPAL has developed ISO indexable inserts for boring the aluminium cast combination that was successfully in use. Now the development has moved a step further due to downsizing. Together with the top half shell made of aluminium, today manufacturers increasingly rely on sintered steel instead of cast iron for the bottom half shell. This steel features a higher strength than cast iron and is therefore more suited for the increased mechanical loads.
A solid carbide drill optimized for holemaking in steels, Feedmax -P was designed to harness the power and efficiency of modern machine tools to maximize your cutting data across these applications. When increasing cutting speeds while drilling steel, you face unique challenges in terms of chip evacuation, high heat generation and burrs at the hole entrance and exit. Feedmax -P was designed specifically to overcome these issues and allow for substantial productivity gains.
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. Walter is one of the world’s first companies to present a new technology platform: Tiger·tec Gold – with the WKP35G milling grade.