Cutting Tool Mobile Website Offered
Dapra has launched dapramobile.com, a website designed for use on mobile devices such as tablets and smartphones. The site offers full product specifications for the company’s cutting tools and inserts; speed and feed calculators; and a troubleshooting guide. Though designed for mobile use, the site adapts to larger desktop displays.
Running rotary milling cutters at the proper speeds and feeds is critical to obtaining long tool life and superior results, and a good place to start is with the manufacturer's recommendations. These formulas and tips provide useful guidelines.
Cutting holes by interpolating a face milling cutter may be a better process choice for many rough and even finish boring operations. Software improvements and better cutter designs allow expanding use of the versatile face mill for hole making.
Liquid coolant offers advantages unrelated to temperature. Forced air is the fluid of choice in this shop...but even so, conventional coolant can't be eliminated entirely.