Category heading banner
At Protool, we supply some of the highest quality milling tools in the industry. From solid milling & indexable milling to chamfering & corner rounding, we supply top quality tooling to suit any milling application to the highest precision standard.

What is milling?

Milling is the process of machining material using rotary cutters to remove material by advancing a cutter into a workpiece. There are many different types and ways to perform a CNC Milling Application. 

What are the most common types of milling cutters?

The most common types of milling cutters are: End Mills, Indexable Mills, Face Mills, Shoulder Mills and Groove Mills. End Milling & Face Milling are the two most popular milling operations. 

What is the difference between end milling and face milling?

The difference between end milling and face milling is that an end mill uses both the end and the sides of the cutter, whereas face milling is used for horizontal cutting. We offer some of the highest performing milling tools in the UK.

Speak To An Expert

Person Icon

Our internal technical and sales support team are available to support you in your milling applications.

Quick Delivery

Van icon

We know that the speed of delivery can be very important at times. This is why we offer next day delivery with over 50,000 products stocked.