Wiper inserts for milling

Illustration of Wiper inserts for milling

Wiper inserts edge has a chamfered surface adjacent the nose radius parallel to the machined surface

Wiper inserts allows greater smoothness to be achieved. However, it gives rise to larger cutting forces, which is why stable tool holders and machines are recommended.

Usually, one of the following is sought in the selection of the Wiper insert...

- Maintained surface finish with increased feed, ie increased productivity
- Improved surface finish while maintaining the feed