Over 1600 Dapra CAD Tools Available on MachiningCloud
STANS, Switzerland, Oct 24, 2017 - Dapra has 1600 indexable tools for milling available on MachiningCloud. CAD data on most items is also accessible to Dapra customers. Dapra is a manufacturer of high-performance indexable carbide milling tools, work-holding, and positioning equipment. MachiningCloud is a product data provider for cutting tools, CNC machines and work-holding.
The Dapra MachiningCloud partnership utilizes the convenience of cloud-based technology, which enables customers to optimize the way they gather information for their manufacturing operations by effortlessly searching for the proper cutting tool that best fits their cutting conditions without having to search through catalogs or multiple websites.
Furthermore, Dapra’s customers will be able to increase productivity and achieve greater accuracy by easily downloading descriptive, usage and geometric information directly into their shop floor software, such as CAM, simulation, and tool management systems.
“The ability to feed Dapra’s product data directly into customers’ shop software offers tremendous time-saving benefits over paper catalogs and websites. MachiningCloud eliminates the need to manually type information into the end user’s software”, says Jessy Prevost, Product Manager for MachiningCloud.
Michael Bitner, V.P. of Sales and Product Management for Dapra Corporation says, “Dapra believes strongly in the continuing advancement of technological knowledge and utilization of resources designed to optimize manufacturing processes. The partnership with MachiningCloud is an effort towards the increased effectiveness of programming/ processing methods through digital integration of Dapra cutting tool CAD data, along with other important application information, into the available tooling library. Instant access to manufacturer-provided cutting tool dimensional data provides a significant shortcut to the finished program, as well as a reduced opportunity for errors that can result in the manual tool-building process.”
For more than 60 years, Dapra has been supplying manufacturing customers with high performance American-made cutting tools, workholding equipment, rotary positioning products and direct part marking solutions.
Dapra Cutting Tools specializes in high-performance indexable carbide milling tools and inserts for a broad range of operations, including 3-D surfacing, 2-D profiling/contouring, facing, slotting and ramping. Tools include EDGE2 roughing and finishing mills, Rhino-Feed high-performance mills, Ball Nose and Back Draft finishers, Square Shoulder mills, Toroid cutters and SSPM series production milling tools. Dapra also offers workholding and positioning equipment for the most demanding applications.
Dapra Cutting Tools are sold through distribution in North America. Sales and applications support personnel are located throughout the United States. In addition, both domestic and international support are located at Dapra’s Bloomfield, Connecticut headquarters. For more information, visit http://dapra.com/index.html
MachiningCloud is dedicated to leading a digital shift within the discrete manufacturing industry to deliver a new level of operational efficiency. Cloud-based applications, resources, services, knowledge, and digital product data from the world’s leading manufacturers of cutting tools, machine tools, workholding and specialty products are providing efficiency improvements by facilitating the flow of data to and from today’s data intensive shop-floor.
For cutting tool manufacturers and their customers, the MachiningCloud app is an Industry 4.0 solution delivering up-to-date cutting tool manufacturers’ product knowledge and data, fast-tracking cutting tool selection, CNC programming, simulation and shop floor operations. By providing data from the world’s leading suppliers, MachiningCloud eliminates the hassles of searching through printed catalogs, telephone calls and multiple websites to find optimal tooling, while also removing the burden of manually typing tooling data into CAD/CAM software.
For more information about MachiningCloud, Smart Manufacturing and Industry 4.0 solutions, visit www.machiningcloud.com.