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Refined Shoulder Milling Cutter Design Offers More Teeth and New Insert Mounting Positions

The expanded Walter USA Xtra-tec XT M5130 family offers greater penetration depth and increased reinforcement for improved tool body productivity.

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Walter USA Xtra-tec XT M5130 shoulder milling cutter.

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The Walter USA Xtra-tec XT M5130 shoulder milling cutter family has been expanded and revised, featuring a new mounting position for inserts, 17% more teeth and a 7-degree clearance angle for improved tool body productivity and strength.

The M5130 handles a wide array of machining operations including face, shoulder, ramping and pocket milling, as well as circular interpolation operations. Walter says this mill family is well suited for machining steel, stainless steel, cast iron, non-ferrous material and materials with difficult cutting properties.

This wide range of applications results in lower tooling and administrative costs, and its 90-degree approach angle decreases the need for finishing operations.

Additionally, the Xtra·tec XT M5130 shoulder milling cutter features two pitches for different applications, and a stable cross section due to the modified installation position of the indexable inserts. Available in diameters of 0.5-6.0" (10-160 mm), and geometries including F55, a highly stable geometry; G55, a universal grade for medium machining conditions; K55, a light cutting geometry; and M85, for aluminum machining, low cutting forces and sharp cutting edges.

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