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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. Recognized throughout the cutting tool section for its unique purple/bronze oxide finish, users can easily identify their go-to jobber drill.
Combining the strength of HSS with a 135° split point, users achieve increased efficiency with reduced cost per hole. The unique HX design reduces thrust requirements, resulting in improved cutting action and reduced walking.
Compared to other high speed steel, heavy duty jobber drills, the Precision Twist Drill HX delivers up to 70% more holes in medium strength materials. The versatility of the industry's "Go-to Jobber Drill" extends beyond medium strength materials, delivering 18% more holes in high strength materials and up to 30% more holes in low strength materials.
With optimal flute geometry for effective chip evacuation and its unique purple/bronze oxide coating for increased wear resistance, the Precision Twist Drill runs faster and more efficient. The HX is available in HX10 (fractional sizes),HX15 (letter sizes) and HX18 (wire gauge sizes).
Join those who already experience the reliability of the Precision Twist Drill HX jobber drill and make it your "Go-to Jobber Drill".
The Precision Twist Drill HX is also available in a 29 piece fractional set (1/16 – ½ x 64th).
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A Message from Dormer Pramet
As Seen In Modern Machine Shop
Dormer Pramet Offers Cutting Tools for Maintenance, Repair Applications
Dormer Pramet offers a range of cutting tools and accessories aimed at maintenance and repair (MRO), including drills, taps, dies, reamers, end mills and rotary burrs.
Dormer Pramet's GL Tool Designed for Long-Grooving Applications
Dormer Pramet has added a new set of tooling to its parting-off and grooving assortment.
Dormer Pramet's SNGX11 Insert Enables High-Feed Milling in Steel
The double-sided SNGX11 insert from Dormer Pramet is capable of high-feed milling with a depth of cut ranging to 0.07".
Pramet's ISBN10 Enables Various High-Feed Milling Techniques
Pramet’s ISBN10 cutters are suitable for high feed milling, copy milling, ramping, helical interpolation, slotting and plunging.
Dormer Pramet Acquires Wetmore
Wetmore specializes in the supply of precision cutting tools, including handheld skin drilling applications used by several aerospace organizations.
Drill and Burr Series Offers Various Geometries for MRO
Dormer Pramet has released a selection of HSS drills and carbide rotary burrs designed to meet the needs of the maintenance and repair professional.
Solid Carbide Drill Range Designed for ISO-M Materials
Dormer Pramet has extended its Solid Carbide Force X program with the Force M range, designed for stainless steel applications.
High-Speed Milling Grades Provide Durability, Reliability
Dormer Pramet has released their latest high-performance grades for milling hard materials.
Helical Milling Tool Now Available in Inch Sizes
The Dormer Pramet shoulder milling range has been expanded with inch cutters, geometries and inserts.
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.
Color-Coded Taps for Different Materials
Dormer Pramet’s Shark line of material-specific taps are said to offer high performance and process security.
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.
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.
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 Tools, Pramet Tools Merge
The merger brings together the companies’ lines of rotary tools and indexable inserts, along with service and support resources.
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.
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.