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Carmex Solid Carbide Thread Mills Cut Heat-Resistant Materials

Thread mills feature more flutes for improved performance in hard materials and are constructed of a specially formulated carbide that is triple coated.

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Carmex Precision Tools’ FSH solid carbide thread mill

Carmex Precision Tools’ FSH solid carbide thread mill 

Carmex Precision Tools’ FSH solid carbide thread mills are designed for faster, more accurate thread milling in hard and heat-resistant materials. The thread mills feature more flutes for improved performance in cutting hard materials; and are constructed of a specially formulated carbide that is triple coated and carries from five to seven flutes, depending on size.

The left-handed helix configuration results in a faster, smoother and more accurate cut thanks to reduced deflection, the company says. The FSH series, which extends from 0.45 to 1.25 mm pitch, can be used in both conventional machining and Swiss-style applications.

The FSH thread mills combines the latest in substrate and coatings with multiple flutes and a highly effective left-hand helix design to achieve both better performance and longer tool life in hard-to-machine materials. This includes alleviating breakage, which leads to expensive scrappage for both manufacturers and shops, especially in aerospace, medical parts and other industries.

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