Dormer Pramet (Elgin, IL) has created a specific selection of cutting tools and accessories aimed at the maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) professional. Precision Twist Drill (PTD), Union Butterfield and Dormer are the brands included in this offer, which comprises an easy-to-select and comprehensive collection of drills, taps, dies, reamers, end mills and rotary burrs.
Delivering reliable and cost effective results in portable and machine applications in a wide range of operating conditions in various materials, the program’s drills includes stub, jobber, mechanics lengths and S&D reduced shank drills. The popular HSS R10 series for right hand drilling and HSS L10 series for left hand drilling are included, as are the carbide DC series of center drills. Users can also choose from a selection specifically for sheet metal drilling and spot weld drilling.
The drill program is highlighted by the MRO drills that cover most ferrous applications and are suitable for use in portable drilling, drill presses and other operations within this segment. The MRO drills are available in jobber length (301JD style), heavy duty jobber length (331HD, 332HD, 333HD styles), mechanics length with “tri-flat” shanks (321MD style), stub length (331SM, 332SM styles) and reduced shank (341SD, 342SD styles).
Different surface treatments are available to cover the wide range of MRO operating conditions. The program contains conventional 118-degree point geometries, as well as 135-degree self-centering split points for more challenging applications. Sets within each style are available in a rust resistant, water and shatter-proof case for easy carrying and all-around use.
The MRO segment offer extends into drills, taps, combination drill & tap tools, dies, reamers, countersinks, counterbores, end mills, carbide rotary burrs, drilling & tapping fluids and accessories.
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