In our tooling spotlight, we break down what you need to know about our most effective tooling solutions. This MVP is the Leitz variable angle bevel cutters.


The Tool:

Leitz variable angle bevel cutters represent the next generation of flexible high-performance tooling solutions.  Featuring field-replaceable PCD tips or shear-set radial inserts, Leitz variable angle bevel cutters provide infinite angular cutting possibilities in natural woods and highly abrasive manmade materials.


What makes it better:

The Leitz bevel cutterhead system offers individual advantages for every potential application and thus helps to achieve a clear production and quality superiority. The system is not only flexible and sustainable but also improves production efficiency.


When to use it:

Leitz variable angle bevel cutters offer unmatched flexibility. Suitable for various materials from solid wood to wood-derived materials and plastics. They can be used on machines for manual feed, throughfeed machines, and CNC machining centers.

Turnblade knife system – Traditional standard straight-knife version for use in all applications.

HeliCut knife system – 4-sided, radius face inserts, shear-set with compression, provide particularly good cutting quality and excellent value in solid woods.

WhisperCut knife system – Replaceable (sharpen-able) shear-set PCD tips with compression provide excellent performance in abrasive materials.


The results:

  • Adjustable variable angle bevel cutters consolidate the need for various cutters set to exact angles.
  • Replaceable PCD or micro-grain inserts provide an economic solution for processing all material while maintaining exact tool tolerances.
  • Precisely adjustable cut angles ensure minimum machine downtime and first-piece perfection.
  • Up to a 40% time saving through newly designed adjustment mechanism.


Add this MVP to your line-up:

Download our Bevel Cutters brochure.


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Contact Leitz at or (616) 431-4096, or fill out the contact form on our website, and we’ll get in touch.


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