Button Cutters - Series #3

  • .812 - 1.500 Dia. Endmill Style
K-Tool Inc. Series #3 Button Cutter
  • - Radial chip thinning allows for higher feed rates
  • - Extremely free cutting positive top inserts
  • - Ground & molded inserts available
  • - multiple grades available
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Tool Info.
Series #3 Button Cutters
Tool # D B Flutes L L-1 S Plunge Ramp Ground Inserts Molded Inserts
BC3-812 .812 .187 2 3.250 1.250 .750 .025 RCEB-325G RCEB-325
BC3-812L .812 .187 2 4.750 2.500 1.000 .025
BC3-812XL .812 .187 2 6.375 4.125 1.000 .025
BC3-1000 1.000 .187 2 3.500 1.500 .750 .040
BC3-1000L 1.000 .187 2 5.250 3.000 1.000 .040
BC3-1000XL 1.000 .187 2 7.250 5.000 1.000 .040
BC3-1500 1.500 .187 3 4.500 2.250 1.000 .065
BC3-1500L 1.500 .187 2 6.750 4.500 1.250 .065
BC3-1500XL 1.500 .187 2 10.187 7.500 1.500 .065

Button Cutters - Series #3

2.000 Diameter Shell Mill Style

K-Tool, Inc. Series #3 Shell Mill Button Cutter
K-Tool, Inc. Series #3 Shell Mill Button Cutter
Series #3 Button Cutter
Shell Mill
Tool # D B Flutes L Bore Key Plunge Ramp Ground Inserts Molded Inserts
BC3-2000 2.000 .187 5 1.750 .750 .312 .100 RCEB-325G RCEB-325

Insert Info

Ground Inserts

  • Ground inserts will reduce tool pressure & provide a better finish over molded inserts.
K-Tool, Inc. RCEB Insert
Insert Info.
.375 I.C. - Ground
Insert # I.C. T Screw Wrench Grades
RCEB-325G .375 .156 538T T-10 B1M / X33 / X40

Molded Inserts

  • Molded round inserts will provide reduced cutting pressure over a square shoulder mill without the cost of a ground insert.
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Insert Info.
.375 I.C. - Molded
Insert # I.C. T Screw Wrench Grades
RCEB-325 .375 .156 538T T-10 X33 / A10M

Technical Data

Speed and Feed Info.
Series #3 Button Cutters
Material S.F.M. I.P.T.
Mild & Low Carbon Steel
Ex. 1018, 1020, 1117, 1141, 12L14
800 - 1200 .003 - .012
High Carbon & Alloy Steel
Ex. 1045, 4140, 4340, 52100, 8620
500 - 800 .003 - .010
Lower Carbon Tool Steel
Ex. P-20, H-13, S-7
400 - 700 .003 - .010
Tool Steel
Ex. A-2, A-6, D-2, M-2
300 - 600 .003 - .010
Stainless Steel
Ex. 304, 316, 420, 15-5PH, 17-4PH
300 - 600 .002 - .007
Iron
Ex. Cast, Ductile, Nodular
600 - 1000 .004 - .012
Nickel & Titanium Alloy
Ex. Inconel, Hastelloy, TI-6AL-4V
120 - 180 .001 - .004
Non-Ferrous Metal
Ex. Aluminum, Bronze, Brass
1000 - 2500 .004 - .014
Insert Grade Selection
RCEB ( Ground Inserts )
Material Material Examples Preferred Grade
High & Low Carbon Steels 1018, 1020, 1117, 1141, 12L14 X33
High Carbon & Alloy Steels 1045, 4140, 4340, 52100, 8620 X33
Lower Carbon Tool Steels P-20, H-13, S-7 X33
Tool Steels A-2, A-6, D-2, M-2 X33
Stainless Steels 303, 304, 316, 420, 15-5PH, 17-4PH X33
Iron Cast, Nodular X33
Iron Ductile X33
Nickel & Titanium Alloys Inconel, Hastelloy, TI-6AL-4V X33
Non-Ferrous Metals Aluminum, Bronze, Brass X40 / B1M
Insert Grade Selection
RCEB ( Molded Inserts )
Material Material Examples Preferred Grade
High & Low Carbon Steels 1018, 1020, 1117, 1141, 12L14 X33 / A10M
High Carbon & Alloy Steels 1045, 4140, 4340, 52100, 8620 X33 / A10M
Lower Carbon Tool Steels P-20, H-13, S-7 X33 / A10M
Tool Steels A-2, A-6, D-2, M-2 X33 / A10M
Stainless Steels 303, 304, 316, 420, 15-5PH, 17-4PH X33 / A10M
Iron Cast, Nodular X33 / A10M
Iron Ductile X33 / A10M
Nickel & Titanium Alloys Inconel, Hastelloy, TI-6AL-4V X33 / A10M
Non-Ferrous Metals Aluminum, Bronze, Brass X33 / A10M
Insert Grade Description
RCEB Inserts
Grade Description
A10M TIALN / TIN Coated Carbide
X33 High Performance Nitride Coating
B1M Uncoated Carbide - No Hone
X40 Extremely Smooth Boride Coating
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