Setting the standard 01 September 2021

Dormer Pramet is a global manufacturer and supplier of cutting tools for the engineering industry  –offering both indexable and round tools that are widely used across several die applications.

This includes a varied choice of high feed cutters, as well as tools for copy milling. Indexable drilling and boring products are also available. Dormer can also offer tools for hole making, milling and fine profiling, tapping and reaming.

Cutting tools are also available for specific die and mould materials, such as steel and hardened steel, stainless steel, cast iron, aluminium, copper, bronze and graphite. In addition, Dormer provides made to order custom tools for various application needs, while offering technical advice, CAD/CAM support and a thorough customer service.

“Where standard tools cannot meet customers’ requirements, our custom-made service of specials provides a suitable option. This can help reduce machine time and make the whole process more effective. Both indexable and solid round tools can be developed to meet requirements,” comments Dormer.

Special tools are designed, developed and produced at Dormer’s dedicated production units, with recommended coating and grade choice. This includes custom-made production of bodies, arbors and inserts, along with end mills, drills, step drills, taps, reamers and countersinks in HSS, HSS-E, HSS-E-PM and carbide materials.

Deputy Editor

Claire Aldridge Deputy Editor t: +44 (0) 1727 743 889


Having joined the magazine in 2012, Claire developed her knowledge of the industry through the numerous company visits, exhibitions and conferences she attended both in the UK and abroad.

Claire prides herself on keeping readers well informed and up to date with the latest industry news.