Dapra Corporation

Phone: 860-242-8539
Toll-Free: 800-243-3344
Fax: 860-242-3017

Please visit: Dapra Corporation

Mailing Address:
66 Granby St.
Bloomfield, CT 06002 US

A Special Message from Dapra Corporation

Dapra Provides Milling Tools and Technical Support to Improve Customers' Bottom Lines

Toroid End Mills and Shell Mills, including RHINO-CARB Inserts
Toroid End Mills and Shell Mills, including RHINO-CARB Inserts

RHINO-CARB Inserts Maximize Versatility of Toroid Cutters

Dapra's RHINO-CARB™ CNC-pressed insert line features four high-performance geometries – Button, High-Feed, Square and Octagonal – in a range of edges, base grades and coatings. Designed for outstanding metal removal rates and tool life.

Achieve Superior Surface Finishes with Ball Nose Tools and Inserts
Achieve Superior Surface Finishes with Ball Nose Tools and Inserts

Ball Nose Line Offers the Best in Overall Value

Dapra’s Ball Nose tools and inserts offer fine finishes, long tool life and cutting edge economy. Hardened-steel cutter bodies ensure close tolerance finishing. Standard, oversized, undersized, carbide core and solid carbide shanks. Flat bottom and back draft models.


90˚ Precision with Square Shoulder End Mills and Shell Mills
90˚ Precision with Square Shoulder End Mills and Shell Mills


90˚ Square Shoulder Mills Offer Extreme Metal Removal

Achieve a true 90˚ cut with a smoother finish; positive axial and radial insert geometry provides maximum metal removal capabilities. Dapra’s Square Shoulder line includes variety of insert radii for varying corner requirements. Cutter options include extended reach end mills, carbide core and more.    


Product Categories of Dapra Corporation

  • Clamps & Fixturing Devices
  • Deburring Tools (Machine Tool Spindle-Mounted)
  • End Mills
  • Fixturing Systems
  • Identification Systems
  • Indexers & Rotary Tables
  • Inserts, Indexable (Carbide, etc.) & Tool Inserts
  • Laser Marking Systems
  • Lasers, CO2
  • Lasers, Nd: YAG, Pulsed
  • Marking & Engraving
  • Marking Tools
  • Milling Cutters
  • Pedestal Type Fixtures & Tombstone Blocks
  • Toolholders
  • Vises & Vise Jaws
  • Vision Systems
  • Workholding, Custom

Trade Names


Deep Links

Dapra Video Room - Tool Demonstrations

Dapra's website contains over 20 demonstrations of Dapra's cutting tools, including the new RHINO-CARB inserts. Statistics for each application are also listed.

New Products from Dapra

New milling, cutting tool and workholding products.

Tool Reference Library

Reference materials are available online for all of our product lines. 

Technical Articles & Application Tips

View our library of technical articles, application stories and tips for maximizing your returns with DAPRA tools.

Case Histories & Performance Reports

See how Dapra's cutting tools have dramatically improved efficiencies for companies in a wide variety of applications.

As seen in MMS

Line of High-Pressure Vises with Controllable Power
Dapra Corp. now offers a full line of Arnold high-pressure vises that provide controllable power and dependable clamping for a variety of workholding applications.

Part Marking Solution for Industrial Traceability
The M4 Inline from Dapra Marking Systems is a turnkey, inline, direct part-marking solution for industrial traceability.

Dapra Opens Midwest Tech Center in Illinois
The center will provide customer training and testing for its indexable milling tools.

Indexable Inserts Enable Longer Unattended Finishing Runs
Dapra’s Edge2 spherical ballnose (SBN) system offers indexable finishing inserts featuring two usable cutting edges for cost effectiveness and high-quality finishes.

Cutting Tool Mobile Website Offered
Dapra has launched, a website designed for use on mobile devices such as tablets and smartphones.

Vise Features Adjustable Center Jaws
Dapra’s Allmatic Centro Gripp vise features adjustable center jaws to enable five-axis machining during the complete machining process.

Ballnose Inserts Feature PCD Tips
Dapra precision-ground ballnose inserts with PCD tips are diamond-tipped for milling soft, nonferrous materials such as aluminum and graphite.

Cutters and Inserts Enable Faster Feed Rates for Light-DOC Applications
The Mini-Feed cutters and inserts in Dapra’s Rhino-Feed line are designed for increased feed rates in light depth-of-cut applications.

Cutters, Inserts Increase Feed Rates
Dapra’s Rhino-Feed line of heavy-feed cutters and inserts are designed to enable faster feed rates in moderate- to heavy-DOC and -FPT applications.

Minimizing Turnaround Times for Big Parts
The key to success (and the primary challenge) for any job shop is minimizing turnaround time for non-repeating work. This Indiana shop shares some of its strategies for reducing lead times for the various large-scale jobs it encounters.

CNC-Pressed, High-Feed Inserts for Toroid Cutters
Dapra’s HFDEH high-feed inserts are designed to fit toroid cutter bodies.

Insert Grade for Milling Tool Steels
Dapra’s DMK25 insert substrate features a micro-grain structure with medium cobalt content, providing very good edge strength and wear resistance while maintaining outstanding toughness, the company says.

Pressed Insert Cutting Edge
Dapra’s Toroid Rhino-Carb CNC pressed insert line is available with the Neutral (“N”) geometry for round and octagonal inserts.

Tool Extensions Damp Vibration
Dapra Corporation’s line of carbide core modular extensions is available in three sizes to accommodate 3/4", 1", 1 1/4" and 1 1/2" modular head sizes.

Eight-Edged Face Milling
Dapra’s high-performance Rhino-Carb Toroid insert line includes an octagonal geometry designed for general face milling. The insert features a 45-degree lead angle that increases feed capacity for face milling, profiling, helical interpolation and chamfering applications.