Variable Index End Mills

Variable Index End Mills


Variable index high-performance carbide end mills are an invaluable asset for machinists and engineers seeking flexibility, stability, and precision in their machining operations. With advantages such as versatility, reduced vibration, enhanced tool life, and exceptional surface finish, these end mills empower you to meet the demands of a wide range of applications while maintaining the highest standards of quality and efficiency.

Advantages of Variable Index High-Performance Carbide End Mills:

  • Versatility: Variable index end mills feature varying flute pitches along the cutting edge. This versatility allows them to excel in a wide range of machining tasks, from roughing to finishing, and even profiling complex contours. With a single tool, you can tackle multiple applications, reducing the need for tool changes and streamlining your workflow.

  • Reduced Vibration: The variable helix design minimizes vibration and chatter during machining, ensuring smoother cuts and improved surface finishes. This is especially valuable when working with challenging materials or high-speed applications, where stability is critical.

  • Enhanced Tool Life: Variable index end mills distribute wear more evenly across the cutting edges, increasing tool life. The reduced wear and extended tool longevity result in cost savings by minimizing the frequency of tool replacements.

  • Optimized Chip Evacuation: These end mills feature multiple flute pitches that aid in efficient chip evacuation. This prevents chip buildup, reduces the risk of tool breakage, and maintains consistent cutting performance even during demanding operations.

  • Exceptional Surface Finish: Variable index end mills produce superior surface finishes with fewer tool marks. Whether you're working with aluminum, stainless steel, or exotic alloys, these tools can help you achieve the desired aesthetic and functional quality.

  • Precision Machining: The variable helix design reduces the likelihood of deflection and runout, enabling precise and accurate machining. This is crucial for achieving tight tolerances and maintaining part quality in critical applications.

  • Wide Range of Materials: Variable index end mills can effectively cut a broad spectrum of materials, making them suitable for diverse industries such as aerospace, automotive, medical, and mold and die. They adapt to different materials and applications with ease.

  • Increased Productivity: The versatility and efficiency of variable index end mills translate into increased productivity. Whether you're in a production environment or handling one-off prototypes, these tools can help you get the job done faster and with higher quality results.

  • Size (D1) Shank Dia (D2) Flute Length (L2) OAL (L1) # of Flutes Coating Weldon Flats In Stock Sku Price Quantity
    1/4 1/4 3/4 2-1/2 6 ALCRO-MAX No 100
    $49.47
  • 1/8 1/8 1/2 2 4 ALCRO-MAX NO 67
    $19.94
  • 1/4 1/4 3/8 2 7 ALCRO-MAX No 100
    $25.38
  • 1/4 1/4 3/8 2 6 ALCRO-MAX No 30
    $23.72
  • 1/8 1/8 1/4 1-1/2 4 ALCRO-MAX NO 100
    $13.96
  • 1/8 1/8 1/4 1-1/2 5 ALCRO-MAX NO 8
    $15.29
  • 1/4 1/4 1-1/8 3 6 ALCRO-MAX No 100
    $54.09
  • 1/8 1/8 1/2 2 5 ALCRO-MAX NO 79
    $20.52
  • 1/4 1/4 3/4 2-1/2 7 ALCRO-MAX No 100
    $31.07
  • 1/8 1/8 1/2 2 4 ALCRO-MAX NO 100
    $16.70
  • 1/8 1/8 1/2 2 5 ALCRO-MAX NO 100
    $18.36
  • 1/4 1/4 3/4 2-1/2 6 ALCRO-MAX No 100
    $47.31
  • 5/16 5/16 13/16 2-1/2 6 ALCRO-MAX No 83
    $58.07
  • 1/8 1/8 1 2-1/2 4 ALCRO-MAX NO 100
    $24.63
  • 1/8 1/8 3/4 2 4 ALCRO-MAX NO 82
    $21.23
  • 1/4 1/4 1-1/8 3 7 ALCRO-MAX No 100
    $35.93
  • 3/16 3/16 3/8 2 4 ALCRO-MAX NO 67
    $17.99
  • 3/16 3/16 3/8 2 5 ALCRO-MAX NO Call
    $19.77
  • 1/4 1/4 1-1/8 3 6 ALCRO-MAX No 51
    $51.93
  • 5/16 5/16 1-1/8 3 6 ALCRO-MAX No 100
    $62.73
  • 3/16 3/16 9/16 2 4 ALCRO-MAX NO 66
    $22.22
  • 3/16 3/16 9/16 2 5 ALCRO-MAX NO 73
    $23.14
  • 5/16 5/16 7/16 2 7 ALCRO-MAX No 100
    $37.80
  • 5/16 5/16 7/16 2 6 ALCRO-MAX No 100
    $35.31
  • 3/16 3/16 9/16 2 4 ALCRO-MAX NO 100
    $18.98
  • 3/16 3/16 9/16 2 5 ALCRO-MAX NO Call
    $20.98
  • 3/8 3/8 1 2-1/2 6 ALCRO-MAX No 88
    $62.43
  • 3/16 3/16 3/4 2 4 ALCRO-MAX NO 71
    $23.55
  • 5/16 5/16 13/16 2-1/2 7 ALCRO-MAX No 100
    $40.21