New TC420 Supreme thread former from Walter delivers better forming, surface finishes, and tool life

September 5, 2018 9:22 am

With its new polygon geometry and other design innovations the versatile new Walter TC420 Supreme thread former gets up to 30% lower torque and a better surface finish than is normally gained with thread cutting.

Waukesha, WI—The new versatile high-performance TC420 Supreme thread former from Walter features a new substrate and a new polygon geometry that provides better forming behavior, less friction, and longer tool life. In addition, its polished surface yields a better surface finish than is achieved with thread cutting.

This combination of features allows the new Walter TC420 Supreme thread former to reach higher tool life by producing up to 30% lower torque with higher cutting speeds. There are numerous variants in the TC420 Supreme product range, such as various coolant configurations, thread tolerance, chamfer forms and overall lengths.

The new Walter TC420 Supreme Thread Former.

The new thread former can be used universally since it is ideally suited for most ISO material groups. Applications include 3.5 x DN with grooves/internal cooling, and 3.0 x DN without grooves/ internal coolant.

Walter, a global leader in the metalworking industry with over 90 years of experience in precision cutting tools for milling, drilling, turning, boring and specialized tools, helps customers improve process reliability and increase productivity. With Regional Headquarters in Waukesha, WI, Walter markets its competence brands Walter Valenite, Walter Titex, Walter Prototyp and Walter Multiply through a strong network of distributors and field engineers across subsidiaries in the USA, Canada, Mexico, Brazil and Argentina.

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