Completing the WIDIA portfolio for Solid Carbide Drills is the new Top Drill S TDS45X developed specifically for Stainless Steel applications.

New Patented Drill Point ensures long tool life and optimal chip flow. The new multi layer AlTiN coating provides high hot hardness equaling Higher Overall Cutting Speeds versus the standard drills.

Also WIDIA's Resharp program ensures that you get the same Tool Life with the resharps as a new tool! Excellent reliability and performance!
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Fresh off the press from the IMTS show, WIDIA has released a number of advancements in this latest catalog reference. Contact WISC for your update on these great cutting tools.
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Download WIDIA's Master Catalog for 2017. For the first time WIDIA has listed every product that they manufacture in one catalog reference. Please review each category for new product advancements for this year.
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This catalog contains all of the tool holders available from WIDIA. Selections include KM Quick Change, HSK, CAT, BT, DV, QC, R8, Straight Shank. and various collets and sleeves.
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November 2017


WIDIA M1200: The best facemill in the industry


The WIDIA M1200 facemills have been leaders for many years.  Now with new grades of carbide and innovative new coatings, the M1200 is reaching higher levels of productivity.  Check it out!



September 2017 


WIDIA DUO LOCK    Modular Endmills


As the price of raw materials continue to rise, solutions like modular tipped tooling will become more widely used.  WIDIA has developed a superior mating system for their modular endmills called DUO LOCK.  This systems gives this product clear advantages over the competition.  Please review this video to see how well these tools perform versus the "other guys."  




January 2016




New General Purpose endmills from WIDIA called the HANITA VARIMILL GP.  These tools are perfect for jobs shops who manufacture small batch sizes of parts and are looking for a low cost reliable endmill to use on their applications.  Sizes start at 1/64 and go up to 1 inch diameter: 2, 3 and 4 flute geometries available. 




April 2015


WIDIA Top Cut Four Indexable Drills


WIDIA has released their new lineup of indexable drilling products.  Please review this video link to see the advanced capabilities of the TCF drill.  Unbeatable performance, low cost per edge, and a high level of reliability set this tool apart from the competition



April 2015


WIDIA VSM490 Shoulder Mills


WIDIA has released their first 90 degree shoulder mill with double sided 15mm inserts.  The advanced geometry on this insert provides low cutting forces and low cost per cutting edge.  This is the perfect tool for job shop applications that demand versatility across many different materials.  Please watch this video for the WIDIA VSM490. 


10/27/17 Update: WIDIA releases new 10mm insert suitable for smaller cutter diameters.  This will help lower the cost of the inserts for our customers who do not need the larger 15mm insert.  




November 2014

WIDIA VSM11 Shoulder Mills


WIDIA has released an entirely new milling platform that uses the VICTORY insert technology.  Many edge preps and grades are available for all materials.  The VSM11 will also have standard PCD inserts from their subsidiary CLAPPDICO.  Inserts made in America. 



September 2014


WIDIA NOVO: Machining Cloud


WIDIA is now active on the Machining Cloud Network.  Please reveiw this video presentation concering the new tools available to you from WIDIA for online ordering.  Also be sure to contact WISC about our customizable online ordering website called CAW (customer application website)  



October 2014


WIDIA VARIMILL II ER (For High Feed Milling)


Ron West, WIDIA Global Product Manager for Solid End Mills, discusses the benefits for the new WIDIA VARIMILL II ER endmills.  ER standing for Eccentric Relief.  These tools are meant to provide greater reliability in difficult to machine materials.  Call WISC for your performance guaranteed test tools today




September 2014


WIDIA Releases NOVO application


NOVO provides the digital power to get information quicker than ever before. The result is the benefit of knowing that you have the right tool to do the job.  Here is the link to the WIDA NOVO Webpage


April 2014




This is WIDIA's premium drill for difficult holemaking applications.  The TDS PLUS is available in 3, 5, 8, and 12XD.  See this video of the 12XD Drill in action in Stainless Steel



March 2014


WIDIA VARIDRILL For General Purpose Drilling Applications


See the new WIDIA VARIDRILL performing in multiple materials.  These tools come with an advanced drill point that is very free cutting.  The VARIDRILL was also designed with a proprietary cam relief feature on the OD of the tool to reduce friction in the hole.  This is a great drill for genereal purpose drilling applications in a wide range of materials




March 2014


WIDIA RUBIG Deep Hole Drilling 30XD DOC


Please review this exciting update from the WIDIA Group.  The WIDIA RUBIG H104Z Drills, found in the WIDIA Solid End Mills & Holemaking Catalog, are top performers in deep hole drilling applications.  We encourage you to call WISC for a performance guaranteed test!  This video will show the proper technique for using the H104Z Drills.



November 2013


WIDIA TDM: Dominance in Modular Drilling Applications


The WIDIA Top Drill M is one of the best modular drilling platform in the market today.  Many cutting tool manufacturers have started to give away the cutter bodies for free because the customers break them so frequently.  But WIDIA's holders are manuafctured with different materials that will stand the test of time.  See the TDM in action here.  Ask WISC about our special promotions for these tools



October 2013




WIDIA HANITA's has developed an advanced grinding process to create the ultimate end mill for non ferrous machining applications.  The tool is called the ALUSURF and it can run faster and produce better surface finishes than any tool in the marketplace. 



September 2013


GTD VARITAP: General Purpose Taps


WIDIA GTD releases their new HSS tapping series for use in multiple materials called the VARITAP.  The base materials, coatings and grinds have all been updated for superior performance.  And this tool will be manufactured in the United States by American workers.  Watch as one VARITAP is used to process holes in Steel, Stainless Steel, Aluminum and Cast Iron!




April 2013


WIDIA M200 Revolutionary Double Sided Round Insert


The WIDIA M200 milling cutters are setting benchmarks in the industry for reducing costs and increasing productivity.  The M200 is capable of running high feed passes  profiling  ramping and face milling with 12 cutting edges per insert.  This is a great multi purpose tool with inserts for all materials.  Try this cutter in your applications today!




February 2013


Tooling from the WIDIA Products Group helped the Buckwild Racing Team manufacture their impressive Rock Racer, the most extreme off road desert runner in the field! 


WIDIA providing industry best technology for every machining application




January 2013


WIDIA VARIMILL II 4XD Length of Cut Endmills


Please review WIDIA's new update for the VARIMILL II line with extended length of cut capability.  Watch this tool flying in high speed finishing passes at 4XD LOC




December 2012




WIDIA has released a new line of turning inserts called the VICTORY Series.  Entirely new chipbreakers and coating technologies help increase metal removal rates and extend tool life in every material.




Spring 2010




WIDIA now offers the KM quick change system for their standard line of tool holders.  Recent additions to this product line include more selections and also Devibe Boring Bars.  Conatct WISC today to learn the benefits of these KM Quick Change Holders




November 2010


WIDIA M370 High Feed Mill


Here is a video showing the WIDIA M370 High Feed Milling cutter.  These tools use a double sided insert with 6 total cutting edges.  It is very capable in extended reach applications




December 2009


WIDIA HANITA XFEED Endmills for Hardened Steel


Please review this video comparing the difference between the MRR (metal Removal Rates) of the XFEED cutter versus a standard ball nose endmill and also a standard 4 flute radius endmill.  The XFEED is a clear winner in materials up to 70 HRc!



December 2009




Most machinists have moved away from using HSS tools in favor of carbide cutting tools.  But there are still some areas where HSS and Powdered Metal tools have the advantage.  See this HANITA WAVECUT endmill devour Titanium at 2XD Depth of slotting!





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