EDGE² DSS Double-Sided Square Shoulder Series

The industry's best indexable milling value.

EDGE² DSS is the evolution of our Square Shoulder line, offering premium 90-degree milling performance and maximum value. Double-sided DSS inserts offer four usable edges – double that of our current APET and XPET inserts.

Dapra is the only company in the industry to offer a permanent automatic cutter replacement program for this premium indexable milling line, allowing you to keep good-condition tools in use rather than making do with worn-out cutters. Click here for details.

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DSS Series Inserts

Double-sided DSS inserts provide twice the number of usable edges as a normal, single-sided insert. Click here for insert specifications and ordering information.

  1. Two available cutting geometries: T-land for strength in steels and irons; and Dished for stainless steels, high-temp. alloys and gummy materials
  2. Edges marked for ease of indexing and to achieve minimal runout when loaded in the cutter body
  3. Positive geometry provides low cutting pressure while still maintaining strength
  4. Two available corner radii: .031” and .062”
  5. Custom-designed wiper edge generates beautiful surface finishes
  6. Designed convexity to create smooth surface finishes when step-down profile milling
DSS double-sided square shoulder inserts

DSS Series Cutter Bodies

  • End mills, shell mills and screw-on modular heads machined from hardened, high-shock tool steel to minimize runout and maximize durability and life
  • Nickel plating provides a harder casing for improved pocket durability and resistance to chip galling
  • Precision cutter and insert combination provides longer tool life and optimum surface finishes
  • Deep gullets provide efficient chip evacuation, even on the heaviest cuts
  • Long-reach tools are available with Carbide Core for enhanced rigidity and reduced deflection
DSS series cutter bodies

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