Toroid Cutting Tool Case Histories & Performance Reports

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POCKET ROUGHING improved 232%

Dapra Toroid saved $100 per part

Material: 4140 PH • Hardness: 28-32 Rc • 4140 PH / 1.7225 / SCM440H

Competitor DAPRA
Cutting Tool 2" Square Shoulder 2" Toroid
Speed 950 RPM 1530 RPM
Feed 25 IPM (635mm) 185 IPM (4700mm)
Depth of Cut .100" (2.5mm) .040" (1.0mm)
Width of Cut 1.5" (38.1mm) 1.75" (44.5mm)
Cycle Time 1 hour 15 min.
Tool Life 30 min. Completed job
Insert Cost $9.00 $7.95

FACE MILLING improved 450%

Dapra Toroid saved $1,130 on 100 parts

Material: 17-4 PH Stainless • Hardness: 40 Rc • 17-4 PH / 1.4548

Competitor DAPRA
Cutting Tool 2" Face Mill 2" Toroid
Speed 290 RPM 575 RPM
Feed 5 IPM (127mm) 20 IPM (510mm)
Depth of Cut .100" (2.5mm) .100" (2.5mm)
Width of Cut 1.5" (38.1mm) 1.5" (38.1mm)
Cycle Time 20 hours / 100 parts 5 hours / 100 parts
Tool Life 2 parts 15 parts
Insert Cost $9.00 $7.95

PERIPHERAL MILLING improved 675%

Dapra Toroid End Mill saved $17,310 on 1500 parts

Material: AMS6472 • Hardness: 30 Rc

Competitor DAPRA
Cutting Tool 1" Cobalt End Mill 1" Toroid End Mill
Speed 380 RPM 3600 RPM
Feed 4 IPM (100mm) 140 IPM (3550mm)
Depth of Cut .250" (6.4mm) .050" (1.3mm)
Width of Cut 1.0" (25mm) 1.0" (25mm)
Cycle Time 10.5 min./part 1.35 min./part
Tool Life 100 min. 15 min.
Insert Cost $100.00 $9.00

HELICAL BORING improved 500%
3.0" (76mm) Dia. Hole

Dapra Toroid saved $621 on 50 parts

Material: 1045 Medium-Carbon Steel • Hardness: 28 Rc • 1045 / 1.1191 / S48C

Competitor DAPRA
Cutting Tool Drill + 1" End Mill 2" Toroid
Speed 2300 RPM 1530 RPM
Feed 25 IPM (635mm) 90 IPM (2300mm)
Depth of Cut .100" (2.5mm) .05" (1.3mm) – Helix
Width of Cut 1.0" (25mm) 1.25" (31.8mm)
Cycle Time 10 min./part 1.8 min./part
Tool Life 30 min. 60 min.
Insert Cost $9.00 $7.95

ROUGH CORE improved 200%

Dapra Toroid saved $112 per part

Material: H13 • Hardness: 48 Rc • H13 / 1.2344 / SKD61

Competitor DAPRA
Cutting Tool 1" Button Cutter 1" Toroid
Speed 2500 RPM 3400 RPM
Feed 60 IPM (1500mm) 200 IPM (5000mm)
Depth of Cut .05" (1.3mm) .04" (1.0mm)
Width of Cut .75" (19mm) .75" (19mm)
Cycle Time 2 hours 45 min.
Tool Life 30 min. 45 min.
Insert Cost $8.00 $7.95

ROUGH POCKET improved 268%
[3" x 15" x 24"]

Dapra Toroid saved $500 per part

Material: P20 • Hardness: 300 Brn • P20 / 1.2311

Competitor DAPRA
Cutting Tool 2" APKT-Style 2" Toroid w/ High Feed Insert
Speed 1150 RPM 1150 RPM
Feed 40 IPM (1000mm) 290 IPM (7300mm)
Depth of Cut .100" (2.5mm) .035" (0.9mm)
Width of Cut 60% 60%
Cycle Time 3.8 hours 1.4 hours
Tool Life 30 min., 2 usable edges 1.4 hours, 4 usable edges
Insert Cost $11.50 $9.50

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