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Dapra Corporation

66 Granby St., Bloomfield, CT, 06002, US

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Portable Tools, Machinery & Machining Tools, Fasteners & Hardware

Spherical Ball Nose System provides indexable finishing inserts.

August 24, 2015

EDGE²® Spherical Ball Nose (SBN) inserts feature 2 usable cutting edges for optimal finish quality and thick carbide construction for heat and stress absorption. Insert life allows for extended, unattended finishing runs with quality surface finishes optimized by grinding process. Also suited for tip-cutting, 3D profiling, semi-finishing, and light roughing, fully thru-hardened SBN cutter bodies designed for strength and longevity as well as minimal runout due to accuracy and centrality. Read More

Material Handling & Storage

Self-Centering Vise allows 5-sided machining with one setup.

May 22, 2013

With adjustable center jaws, Allmatic CENTRO Gripp Vise allows workpiece to be held during complete machining process. Fully enclosed high-pressure spindle creates clamping force up to 8,992 lb and requires minimal maintenance. Jaw width is 5 in. with clamping ranges from 0.394–11.811 in. Made of cast iron GGG-60, vise includes precision aligning slots and positioning hole on bottom, as well as pre-machined holes in shoulders for mounting to table. Large lateral outlets facilitate chip removal. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Fasteners & Hardware

Cutters and Inserts feature fine pitch for smooth cutting.

February 11, 2013

Machined from double-hardened tool steel, 12 mm Cutter Bodies and Inserts are designed with fine pitch for accelerated feed rates and smooth cutting action that minimizes noise and pressure. End Mills come in cutting diameters from 0.625–1.500 in., while Shell mills, with varying pitch options, cut from 1.5–4 in. Helical roughing end mills are available in 1.0 and 1.25 in. diameters, and Utility cutters come in .75, 2, and 3 in. diameters. Maximum depth of cut for 12 mm inserts is 0.430 in. Read More

Portable Tools, Machinery & Machining Tools, Fasteners & Hardware

Ball Nose Inserts feature PCD tips for wear resistance.

July 16, 2012

Designed for use with Dapra standard steel, carbide-core, and carbide-shank cutter bodies, Ball Nose inserts with PCD tips are precision-ground to provide sharp, accurate cutting radius. Diamond-tipped inserts exhibit wear resistance that lends to extended tool life in milling soft, non-ferrous materials, such as aluminum and graphite. Available diameters include 3/8, ½, and ¾ in. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Mid-Feed Cutters feature inscribed circle inserts.

February 29, 2012

Part of RHINO-FEED(TM) line, Mid-Feed Cutters are optimized for cuts of 1-3 in. diameter and max depth of .045 in., with 10 mm inscribed circle inserts featuring 4 usable edges. End mills, shell mills, and modular heads are available with 2, 3, 5, or 6 flutes. Mid-Feed cutters are suited for light-duty machines running at moderate FPT. RHINO-FEED line adjusts feed rates to compensate for chip thinning that occurs during high-feed milling when extreme lead angle is utilized. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Fasteners & Hardware

Cutters and Inserts hasten heavy-duty application feed rates.

July 13, 2011

Optimized for cuts of 1.250-4.000 in. dia, RHINO-FEED(TM) Heavy-Feed cutters and inserts allow for accelerated feed rates in moderate- to heavy-DOC and -FPT applications. Heavy-Feed 12 mm IC (inscribed circle) inserts have 4 usable edges and strong cross-section. End mills and shell mills feature top clamping strength suitable for heavier DOC (up to .060 in.) and larger machines, such as 50-taper and box ways. Read More

Portable Tools, Machinery & Machining Tools, Fasteners & Hardware

High-Feed Inserts are optimized for strength, tool life.

December 1, 2010

Suitable for 1¼ in. dia and above, RHINO-CARB(TM) HFDEH inserts fit current Toroid cutter bodies, are CNC-pressed, and enable aggressive metal cutting. Thickness lends to strength, while design maximizes metal removal rates and heat-absorption. High-positive cutting edge suits stainless steels, high-temperature alloys, and gummy materials, and stronger edge optimizes chiploads, shock absorption, and tool life. Also, positive top rake reduces cutting forces and torque. Read More

Fasteners & Hardware

Helical Edge Ball Nose Inserts are offered in metric sizes.

September 30, 2010

HBN Ball Nose inserts with helical cutting edge are available in metric sizes ranging from 10-32 mm in diameter. Helical cutting edge optimizes performance in ball nose finishing applications, offering smooth cutting action, reduced chatter, and providing clean surface finish. Capable of heavy cutting with low stress on work materials, helical cutting edge provides long tool life that results from reduced tool pressure and heat generation. Read More

Fasteners & Hardware

Wear Resistant Inserts are suited for milling tool steels.

June 30, 2010

Featuring micro-grain structure with medium cobalt content, DMK25 insert substrate provides edge strength and wear resistance, while maintaining toughness. It is formulated for applications involving tool steels, austenitic stainless steels, and most high-temperature alloys. Product is available in D (dished) and N (neutral) RHINO-CARB(TM) CNC-pressed insert geometries and in DMK25-GLH (Premium AlTiN), DMK257 (basic AlTiN), DMK25-HP (Premium AlCrN), and DMK253 (TiCN) coatings. Read More

Portable Tools, Machinery & Machining Tools

Carbide Core Cutting Tool Extensions dampen vibration.

January 12, 2010

Available in 3 sizes to accommodate ¾, 1, 1¼, and 1½ in. modular head sizes, Carbide Core Modular Extensions feature cylindrical shanks in standard inch sizes, suited for use with milling chucks or standard end mill holders. Carbide core enhances rigidity and vibration dampening capability, while reducing deflection. Optional add-on extensions for additional 2 in. reach, are also available. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Fasteners & Hardware

Toroid Inserts provide eight usable edges.

July 24, 2009

Featuring 45 degree lead angle, RHINO-CARB Toroid inserts suit face milling, profiling, helical interpolation and chamfering applications. They come in ½, 5/8 and ¾ in. IC, with either T-land or dished-face edge. T-land inserts offer reinforced cutting edge for steels, irons and hard milling, while dished-face units provide high-positive cutting edge for stainless steels, high-temperature alloys and gummy materials. Units are also available in round/button, high-feed and square sizes. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Fasteners & Hardware

Pressed-to-Size Inserts perform aggressive metal cutting.

August 25, 2008

Available in T or D variations, CNC-pressed Toroid inserts have shock-absorbing cutting edge designed to handle heavy chip loads. Products offer heat absorption capabilities and are designed to promote extended tool life. Positive top rake reduces cutting forces and torque. T-land offers reinforced cutting edge for steels, irons, and hard milling, while dished face provides high-positive cutting edge for stainless steels, high-temperature alloys, and gummy materials. Read More

Material Handling & Storage

High-Pressure Vise offer variable jaw and gripper clamping.

February 21, 2008

Built on GGG 60 base with hardened and ground guideways, ALLMATIC TITAN 125 employs fully enclosed, maintenance-free, high-pressure spindle equipped with wear-resistant mechanical power intensifier. Workpieces can be changed in seconds, and torque wrench, adjustable from 6-30 Nm, is used for defined clamping. Side openings allow chips and cooling lubricant to escape, threaded holes on both sides allow for attachment of workpiece stops, and aligning slots ensure smooth handling. Read More

Fasteners & Hardware

High-Feed Inserts target small-diameter applications.

May 22, 2007

HFBD Series High-Feed Inserts are designed for metal removal when used with BNEM Cutter Bodies for high-feed roughing, pocketing, cavity/core roughing, and helical interpolation. Available in 3/8-¾ in. dia, cutters are furnished in medium- and high-temperature grades. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Cutting Tools are available with 4 insert geometries.

February 1, 2007

Toroid Cutting Tools include 12 Shell Mills in ODs from 2-8 in. and come with round, square, high-feed, and octagonal insert geometries for optimal application versatility. Octagonal Inserts have 8-sided geometry for general face milling capabilities. Their 45° lead angle promotes feed capacity for face milling, profiling, helical interpolation, and chamfering. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Milling Tools feature square SXEH inserts.

October 19, 2006

Designed for 90ºcutting, SSPM Series feature inserts with positive cutting geometry for smooth cutting action and fine pitch for aggressive metal removal. Offered in toughest, medium, and hardest carbide substrates, inserts are available from 2-6 in. diam. Applications include suit face milling, profiling, slotting, step milling, plunge roughing, and interpolation of cored holes. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Fasteners & Hardware

Utility Cutters utilize square shoulder insert edges.

April 22, 2005

Utility Cutters maximize effects of APET and XPET Inserts by utilizing areas not typically used in 90° square shoulder milling. BCSM Back-Corner Shell Mill allows unused corner to be used for general 15° face milling, providing 4 usable edges per insert. CMEM Chamfering End Mill delivers free-cutting, positive geometry for 30° and 45° chamfer milling. Read More

Fasteners & Hardware

CNC Pressed Inserts carry .001 in. tolerance.

September 27, 2004

Featuring computer-designed wiper geometry, Series APET and XPET allow aggressive material removal rates. Series APET is intended for milling most steels and cast irons, while Series XPET is suited for nonferrous materials such as stainless steels, copper alloys, and aluminum. Both types are effective when used with HREM helical roughing end mills, which are available in 1, 1¼, and 1½ in. cutting diameters and are suited for square shoulder roughing applications. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Milling Heads fit modular cutting systems.

September 27, 2004

Available for ball-nose, square-shoulder, and toroid milling, screw-on modular heads allow greater effective reach than solid end mills. Close tolerance mounting minimizes runout. Heads have standard wrench flats, so no special metric wrenches are needed. Read More

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