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Thread Milling Advantages

Thread milling has become an increasingly popular alternative to tapping and thread turning. See all of theseThread Milling advantages:

  • Machining large work pieces which cannot be easily mounted on a lathe
  • Easily machine non-rotatable and asymmetrical parts
  • Complete operation in one clamping
  • Threading of large diameters requires less power than threading using taps
  • No upper limits to bore diameter
  • Chips are short
  • Blind holes without a thread relief groove can be machined
  • Thread relief grooves are unnecessary
  • One holder can be used for both internal and external threads
  • One tool can be used for both right hand and left hand thread
  • Inventory can be reduced to a minimum as small range of tooling covers a wide range of thread diameters
  • Interchangeable inserts
  • Suitable for machining of hard materials
  • Threads have a high surface finish
  • Allows for correction of tool diameter and length
  • Interrupted cuts are easily machined
  • One tool for a wide range of materials
  • A better thread quality in soft materials where taps normally tear the material
  • Short machining time due to high cutting speed and rapid feed rates
  • Small cutting forces allow machining of parts with thin walls

Thread Milling System

VARGUS Offers the Most Comprehensive Thread Milling System in the Industry

VARGUS offers four Thread Milling solutions, providing a wide range of applications and solutions in multi-tooth, single-tooth for deep holes, and solid carbide tools.

TM Standard

VARGUS is known as the first producer of Thread Milling tools, using the TM Standard.
The TM Standard is the most common industry method based on indexable multitooth inserts. All the teeth are machined simultaneously so every tool creates one pitch.

MiTM - Multi-Flute Indexable Thread Milling

An innovative system for fast machining and reducing cycle times when machining threads with long inserts.

MiTM holders are nickel coated, providing anti-rust protection.

MiTM tools are offered in Standard, Conical, Shell Mill & Shell Mill Conical 

For a more comprehensive look at the MiTM line click here.

TMSD - Thread Milling for Deep Holes

A multi-flute, highly productive and economical solution for milling threads in deep holes.

The TMSD line also offers full profile inserts in ISO Metric, American UN, NPT, API Round & American Buttress.

For a more comprehensive look at the TMSD line click here.

TM Solid - Solid Carbide Thread Milling Tools

A complete range of miniature and long solid carbide tools, available with and without coolant.

For a more comprehensive look at the TM Solid line click here.

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