November 12, 2019

Differential pitch is the irregular distance between teeth within a milling cutter. This design cuts down vibration and reduces noise between the machine, tool and work-piece.

Ordinarily milling cutters have regular tooth spacing that is equally divided. However, to increase productivity, especially in shoulder mil...

August 9, 2019

At Dormer Pramet, we have a wide program of 40,000 products, with round tools making up the most of our sales and is growing the quickest in the market. Solid carbide tools especially are seeing an increase in recent years, but high-speed steel (HSS) tools continue to show strong growth.

Within our round tools’ ass...

July 9, 2019

Shark Line is our assortment of material specific taps which provide high performance and process reliability. Johan Bodin, R&D and global product manager for threading at Dormer Pramet, outlines the impact various coatings and geometries of this range have on performance.

Our Shark Line range of taps include a PVD...

May 10, 2019

Did you know there are various standardized thread forms which offer different allowances, tolerances and designations for use with bolts, nuts and fasteners?

The oldest thread form is the British Standard Whitworth (BSW), developed by Sir Joseph Whitworth in 1841. This thread form is characterized by a 55° profile...

November 20, 2018

A key feature of Dormer Pramet’s Multiside range is its patented SideLok clamping system.

An extremely efficient and secure way of holding inserts, SideLok provides a high level of stability, especially in five-axis machining of complex surfaces.

SideLok also allows for a smaller teeth pitch, which means more teeth...

September 25, 2018

Exhibitions offer the opportunity to do more than display a product and talk to current customers. Some trade shows have expanded into large venues for greater exposure and networking to strengthen awareness and relationships with partners.

IMTS in Chicago has transformed into such an exhibition. This year, the sho...

August 8, 2018

High Speed Steel (HSS) may be an established cutting tool material, but it does not mean it has not been subject to constant development and improvements since it was first used back in the late 19th Century.

Dormer Pramet’s range of HSS substrates, for example, is anything but outdated. We have invested in powder...

June 15, 2018

The concept of Industry 4.0 is the most talked about topic in the manufacturing community today. Technology is making an impact on every step of the manufacturing process.

As industrial technology develops, this wave of automation and digitization is being labelled “Industry 4.0” - the fourth industrial revolution...

February 9, 2018

The Dormer brand has been closely connected with the manufacture of high quality metal cutting tools since its founding company, The Sheffield Twist Drill, was established in the UK in 1913.

Following its foundation, the business developed rapidly and a trademark became essential. In 1917 a Dutch agent suggested a...

December 13, 2017

At the end of 2017, we announced a new range of threading and milling tools which support our focus on product versatility and ease of use for key industry segments.

I was part of the Dormer Pramet team which helped launch the new assortments into the market, raising the standard of our offer to customers.

Mold & di...

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