New DC165 Advance Solid Carbide Drills from Walter are the Next Generation of Straight Flute Drills for Aluminum and Cast Iron

September 19, 2022 11:15 am

New drills have four polished margins that reduce friction and improve hole accuracy, surface finish, roundness, and straightness.

Greer, SC — Walter has introduced the DC165 Advance, a family of straight flute solid carbide drills that improve performance, process reliability, tool life, and cutting data in non-ferrous (ISO N) and cast iron (ISO K) applications such as automotive engine blocks, cylinder heads, bed plates, camshaft, gearbox-and clutch housings and chassis parts to name a few; as well as for general metalworking.

New Walter DC165 solid carbide drill.

They feature four polished margins that provide for less friction, and improve hole quality, surface finish, roundness, and straightness. Their polished clearance angle, relief angle, and flutes yield better wear behavior and better chip evacuation. The new drills are coolant-through, straight flute (G-drills), with emulsion or oil and coolant pressure of 145-580 PSI (10-40 bar). They are offered in cylindrical shank configuration and have a 120° point angle with a tolerance of m7. They are also offered in L/D ratio of 5 x Dc as standard, with options for shorter and longer drills to be ordered and specials through Walter’s signature Xpress quotation program.

The Walter lineup of products consists of three categories of tools. The advance which indicates product is efficiently balanced between price and performance. Supreme indicates the highest level of technology and performance available and Perform tools are products that provide an economical solution with focused importance on price.

Walter, a global leader in the metalworking industry for over 100 years, offers a wide range of precision tools for milling, turning, drilling, and threading applications. The company helps customers in the aviation and aerospace industries, automotive, energy, and general metalworking industry improve process reliability and increase productivity. As an innovative partner capable of creating digital process solutions for optimal efficiency, Walter is pioneering Industry 4.0 throughout the machining industry. With Regional Headquarters in Greer, SC, Walter markets its competence brands Walter, Walter Titex, Walter Prototyp, and Walter Multiply through a network of channel partners and field engineers across the USA, Canada, Mexico and Brazil.     

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