General mechanical engineering

Productivity with benchmark tools

Milling in general mechanical engineering

Milling is one of the most important machining methods in general mechanical engineering. With our competence brands Walter and Walter Prototyp, we have joined the ranks of the world leaders in terms of milling expertise. We offer the most comprehensive range of milling tools in the industry, ranging from face and shoulder milling cutters to slot and copy milling cutters through to milling cutters with indexable inserts and high-performance solid carbide and HSS milling tools.

Our products Tiger•tec®, Xtra•tec®, Tough Guys, Flash and Qmax have set new standards in the industry on a global scale. The Xtra•tec® shoulder, face and slot milling cutters and slotting cutters in combination with the legendary Tiger•tec® cutting tool materials have long since become the benchmark in many sectors of industry.

The double positive geometry of the eight-edged indexable insert achieves a very soft cutting action and therefore a very high metal removal rate, even on low-performance machines or during unstable machining operations. The wide variety of different geometries and grades enables tools to be adjusted to ideally suit a wide variety of materials. The Tiger•tec® cutting tool materials also ensure a high level of process reliability and performance.

Thanks to its one-of-a-kind CVD coating technology, Tiger•tec® Silver provides decisive benefits. Extreme toughness and minimal formation of hairline cracks thanks to optimum residual stress; Greatly reduced tribochemical wear thanks to perfect, smooth rake faces; Not susceptible to thermal stress variations during wet and dry machining

Proto∙max™ST with ConeFit™ New materials such as titanium alloys require extremely powerful cutting tools. Walter Prototyp delivers the best combination of industry standards and customised solutions. The Proto∙max™ST milling cutter is completely at home in slot milling, circular interpolation milling, pocket milling during roughing operations, semi-machining and finishing.

Its differential pitch ensures low spindle stress. The "back cutting" action reduces the visible water lines on the component and provides optimal chip evacuation as a result of the 50° helix angle. The chemical composition of the unique TAZ coating ensures better protection against built-up edges and guarantees a significantly longer tool life.