Dormer Pramet

2511 Technology Drive
Suite 113/114
Elgin, IL 60124 US

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Company Profile

Dormer Pramet brings together a comprehensive program of rotary and indexable tooling with more than 150 years of industry experience.

Value and Versatility from Your One-Stop Manufacturer of Cutting Tools

The Pramet Penta HF, High Feed Milling Cutter from Dormer PrametThe latest positive axial rake, high feed cutter from Dormer Pramet allows it to be applied with multiple materials across various applications.

High Productivity Deep Hole Drilling

The Cobalt High Speed Steel Dormer PFX Parabolic Flute  ​​Experience the high productivity of the Dormer PFX premium cobalt high speed steel drills, available in screw machine, jobber, taper and extra-length designs.

Your Go-to Jobber Drill - the Precision Twist Drill HX

The Precision Twist Drill HX delivers quality and reliability.  ​The Precision Twist Drill brand has been around since 1952 and its quality and consistency continues with the HX series of High Speed Steel jobber drills.

As Seen In Modern Machine Shop

Dormer Pramet will display its Precision Twist Drill series of drilling tools at IMTS 2018.

Drills Meet Key Aerospace Standard
IMTS 2018: Dormer Pramet’s Precision Twist Drill series of drilling tools are manufactured according to National Aerospace Standards (NAS).

The Whittemore Co. Distributes Four New Cutting Tool Brands
The company now offers Precision Twist Drill, Dormer, Pramet and Union Butterfield cutting tools.

Dormer Pramet Launches Webinar Series
The first three sessions, geared toward sales, tech support and customer support audiences, are now available for registration, covering tapping, inserts and solid carbide tool applications. 

Material-specific taps

Color-Coded Taps for Different Materials
Dormer Pramet’s Shark line of material-specific taps are said to offer high performance and process security.

Dormer-brand solid tools and Pramet-brand indexables display

Indexable Tools Bring Solid Job Shop Returns
An event in the heart of Europe sheds light on how the company behind Precision Twist Drill and other venerable solid-round-tool brands aims to break into the North American indexable-insert market.

Dormer Pramet Force X

Upgraded Drills Increase Stability with Low Thrust Forces
The Dormer Force X upgrades the geometry, corner design and edge preparation of the MPX solid carbide drill family.

Dormer Pramet chipbreaker

Turning Inserts Cover Various Materials, Conditions
Dormer Pramet offers a line of new Pramet chipbreakers and grades.

Square Shoulder Milling Cutter for Multipurpose Operations
Dormer Pramet’s Econ LN square shoulder milling cutter provides positive axial geometry that promotes lower cutting forces and smoother machining.

Dormer Pramet MP-X

Drill Eliminates Pecking, Reduces Cost Per Hole
Building on Dormer Pramet’s high-performance, solid-carbide MP-X 3×D and 5×D drills, the company’s coolant-through 8×D drill is designed to reduce machining time by eliminating the pecking process.

Dormer Pramet Publishes Round Tool Catalog
The catalog can be downloaded from the company’s website or as an app from iTunes and Google Play.

Indexable Tooling Line Available
Dormer Pramet offers a line of indexable tooling, including turning, milling and drilling inserts and holders.

Dormer Tools, Pramet Tools Merge
The merger brings together the companies’ lines of rotary tools and indexable inserts, along with service and support resources.

End Mills Improve Chip Evacuation
Precision Dormer offers a line of end mills for cutting soft, nonferrous materials as well as hardened and high-alloy materials.

Precision Dormer Hydra solid carbide relplaceable head

Expanded Drill Range Provides an Alternative to Solid Carbide Drills
Precision Dormer has expanded its Hydra solid carbide replaceable-head drilling program range, which is an alternative to solid carbide drills.

Precision Dormer Appoints New President
Andrew Hunter will have full leadership responsibilities for North American markets.

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High Performance Twist Drills In Perspective
The trend today is clearly toward high performance twist drills made of tungsten carbide or other premium materials, combined with innovative geometries, tighter tolerances, and advanced coatings. The pressure to reduce costs through productivity gains is driving this change.

Product Categories of Dormer Pramet

Counterbores/Countersinks
Drilling Heads/Attachments
Drills
End Mills
Inserts, Indexable (Carbide, etc.) & Tool Inserts
Milling Cutters
Reamers
Taps
Thread Milling Cutters

Trade Names

Dormer
Pramet
Precision Twist Drill
Union Butterfield