• A selection of milling cutters with exchangeable inserts from MAPAL.

End milling cutters with fixed cutting edges

The high-performance end milling cutter programme OptiMill from MAPAL ensures excellent, reliable results during all machining tasks. The focus is on cost-effectiveness and product quality, along with meeting customer requirements.
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  • ​​​​​​​Application-orientated
  • Competitive edge through flexibility
  • Always the right choice

Product overview

  • Groove milling cutters are color-coded on a 3D rendered product overview.
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    Groove milling and general applications

    Milling cutters for general applications.
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    1. ​​​​​​​OptiMill standard programme
    2. High volume machining of structural parts
    3. Milling modern lightweight materials
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  • Shoulder milling cutters for roughing are highlighted on this 3D rendered product overview display.
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    Shoulder milling – roughing

    To achieve the highest material removal. Ideal for pre-machining with high stock removal.
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  • In this illustration, the focus is on the shoulder milling cutters for finishing applications from MAPAL.
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    Shoulder milling – finishing

    Ideal for producing the best surface finishes. Fine machining with low stock removal.
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  • The milling cutters for trochoidal milling from MAPAL are color-coded on this 3D rendered product overview.
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    Trochoidal milling

    Maximum material removal rate with high surface finish at the same time. Pre-machining and fine machining using one tool.
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  • High feed milling cutters are highlighted on this 3D rendered product overview display.
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    High feed milling cutters

    Especially for milling with high feeds and extreme cutting speeds.
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  • In this illustration, the focus is on profile milling cutters from MAPAL.
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    Profile milling cutters

    Contour and copy milling with high shape accuracy.
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  • Milling cutters for chamfering, drill-milling and deburring from MAPAL are presented in this 3D rendered product overview.
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    Chamfering, drill and deburring milling cutters

    Cost-effective chamfering and deburring of pre-machined parts.
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A selection of groove milling cutters from MAPAL.

Groove milling and general applications

Milling cutters for general applications. Excellently suited to groove milling.
  • Contact width ae up to 1xD
  • Diameter range from 1 to 25 mm (solid carbide)
  • PCD variants up to diameter 63 mm
  • Optimal chip transport
  • Large selection of lengths and geometries for all applications
  • High-performance substrate and modern coatings for excellent tool lives

 The picture shows some shoulder milling cutters from MAPAL for roughing applications.

Shoulder milling – roughing

To achieve the highest material removal. Ideal for pre-machining with high stock removal.
  • High material removal rate (ae ~ 0.6xD)
  • Diameter range from 4 to 25 mm
  • New knurled profile for optimal force distribution on the cutting edge
  • Profile undercut roughing teeth
  • Unequal spacing for low vibration running

Shoulder milling cutters for finishing operations can be seen in this picture.

Shoulder milling – finishing

Ideal for producing the best surface finishes. Fine machining with low stock removal.
  • ​​​​​​​Low material removal rate (ae ≤ 0.1xD)
  • Diameter range from 4 to 32 mm
  • Large number of teeth
  • Optimal distribution of the cutting forces
  • Special design for hardened steels of 50-65 HRC

A selection of trochoidal milling cutters from MAPAL.

Trochoidal milling

Maximum material removal rate with high surface finish at the same time. Pre-machining and fine machining using one tool.
  • ​​​​​​​Cutting depths up to 3xD
  • Diameter range from 4 to 25 mm
  • Extra long cutting tool
  • Optimised unequal spacing and finely balanced cutting tool to protect the machine spindle and longer tool lives
  • Optimal chip transport
  • Usage with modern CAM system

The picture shows some high feed milling cutters from MAPAL.

Milling with high feeds

Especially for milling with high feeds and extreme cutting speeds.
  • ​​​​​​​Low cutting depth (ap = 0.05xD)
  • Diameter range from 8 to 25 mm
  • High feeds up to 1.35 mm per tooth at diameter 20 mm.
  • Inclined entry and pocket milling also with long projection lengths
  • Internal coolant supply for optimum chip removal

Profile milling cutters from MAPAL.

Profile milling

Contour and copy milling with high shape accuracy.
  • Low material removal rate (ap ~ 0.1xD, ae ~ 0.1xD)
  • Diameter range from 1 to 25 mm
  • Small diameter (from 1 mm) especially for milling tool steel and hardened steels from 50 to 65 HRC
  • Highest precision for tool and mould building
  • Close radius tolerances with full radius and toric end milling cutters

An overview from the MAPAL product range of milling cutters for chamfering, deburring and boring milling.

Chamfering, deburring and drill milling

Cost-effective chamfering and deburring of pre-machined parts.
  • Diameter range from 3 to 20 mm
  • Drill milling cutter for combination machining in one machining step, in particular for sheet metal and thin-walled parts
  • Designs with replaceable head system for highest flexibility and cost-effectiveness

Custom tools to order

Customer-specific custom tools made of solid carbide for highest requirements.
  • Realisation of complex geometries and contours for almost all applications
  • High-performance coatings for every material
  • Combination of several standard tools into one high-performance custom tool