The Basics: Tooling For CNC Machines

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There is so much to learn about tooling when it comes to CNC machines, that it can really be overwhelming. Here we present just the basics as it pertains to a “rookies” classroom. There are complete courses on these topics, but this should get you started! First of all, We have put together a short powerpoint which can be downloaded at the link below.

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Topics:

Types of cutters: Center Cutting End mills

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Types of cutters: Non-Center Cutting End Mills

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Types of Cutters: Roughing Mills

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Types of Cutters: Ball End Mills

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Types of cutters: Engravers

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Types of cutters: Fly or Shell Mill

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What is Depth of Cut? How Deep can I Cut on a Single Pass?

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What is Stepover? How Much Should I make the Toolpaths Overlap?

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What is Chip Load?

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What are Tools Made of?

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What’s the Difference Between Climb and Conventional Cutting?

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What Tool Should be Used for Which Operations?

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