Button Cutters - Series #2

.625 - 1.000 Diameter

K-Tool, Inc. Button Cutter
  • - Radial chip thinning allows higher feed rates
  • - Extremely free cutting ground positive top inserts
  • - Molded inserts also available
K-Tool, Inc. Series #2 Button Cutter
Tool Info.
Series #2 Button Cutters
Tool # D B Flutes L L-1 S Plunge Ramp Ground Insert Molded Insert Screw Wrench
BC2-625L .625 .125 2 3.875 .970 .750 .015 RCEB-22G RCEB-22 314T T-8
BC2-750 .750 .125 2 3.125 1.125 .750 .020
BC2-750L .750 .125 2 4.250 2.250 .750 .020
BC2-750XL .750 .125 2 5.750 3.750 .750 .020
BC2-1000 1.000 .125 3 3.500 1.500 .750 .045
BC2-1000L 1.000 .125 2 5.250 3.000 1.000 .045
BC2-1000XL 1.000 .125 2 7.250 5.000 1.000 .045

Insert Info.

Ground Insert

  • Ground inserts will reduce tool pressure & provide a better finish over molded inserts.
K-Tool, Inc. RCEB Insert
Insert Info.
.250 I.C. - Ground
Insert # I.C. T Grades
RCEB-22G .250 .125 B1M / X33  /  X40  

Molded Insert

  • Molded inserts will provide reduced cutting pressure over a square shoulder mill without the cost of a ground insert.
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Insert Info.
.250 I.C. - Molded
Insert # I.C. T Grades
RCEB-22 .250 .125 X33 / A10M

Technical Data

Speed and Feed Info.
Series #2 Button Cutters
Material S.F.M. .625 - .750 Dia.
I.P.T.
1.000 Dia.
I.P.T.
Mild & Low Carbon Steel
Ex. 1018, 1020, 1117, 1141, 12L14
800 - 1200 .002 - .005 .003 - .012
High Carbon & Alloy Steel
Ex. 1045, 4140, 4340, 52100, 8620
500 - 800 .002 - .004 .003 - .010
Lower Carbon Tool Steel
Ex. P-20, H-13, S-7
400 - 700 .002 - .004 .003 - .010
Tool Steel
Ex. A-2, A-6, D-2, M-2
300 - 600 .002 - .004 .003 - .010
Stainless Steel
Ex. 304, 316, 420, 15-5PH, 17-4PH
300 - 600 .002 - .003 .002 - .007
Iron
Ex. Cast, Ductile, Nodular
600 - 1000 .003 - .006 .004 - .012
Nickel & Titanium Alloy
Ex. Inconel, Hastelloy, TI-6AL-4V
120 - 180 .001 - .003 .001 - .004
Non-Ferrous Metal
Ex. Aluminum, Bronze, Brass
1000 - 2500 .003 - .006 .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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