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Effective Feed Rates, Chip Thinning using a Ball Nose and Understanding Angle of Attack

Posted by Beth Bauer on July 13, 2017

This Tool Tip features useful information on effective feed rates, chip thinning using a Ball Nose and understanding angle of attack (AoA).  Check out our Tool Tip below.

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Topics: Tool Tips, tool tip, chip thinning, angle of attack, ball nose, ball end type, effective feed rates, aoa

High Temperature Alloy Reaming

Posted by Beth Bauer on October 13, 2016

This Tool Tip features useful tips on high temperature alloy reaming.  Check out our Tool Tip below for recommendations with materials, tool geometry, pre-hole details and application details.

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Topics: Tool Tips

When Your Cutting Tool Is Not to Blame - Understanding Acceleration & Deceleration in Machining

Posted by Beth Bauer on July 07, 2016

Acceleration (ACC) and deceleration (DEC) are important factors when machining, there are many issues that can arise when changing directions and the effect it has on your cutting tool’s life.  This tool tip will help explain what to watch for when programmed parameters are not maintained and how to know if your cutting tool is not the cause of the bottle neck.

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Topics: Tool Tips

Understanding Flutes in High Speed Machining

Posted by Beth Bauer on April 22, 2016

Understanding Flutes in High Speed Machining

We receive a lot of questions when it comes to high speed machining, but one of the most common questions we receive is “how many flutes do I need on my end mill?”. Of course, the number of flutes on your end mill is dependent on your machining needs, but we have put together a quick list to help guide you in the right direction for your high speed machining needs.

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Topics: Advanced Performance End Mills, End Mills, high speed machining, Tool Tips

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