climb or conventional

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climb or conventional

Postby rbclayton84 » Thu May 19, 2016 6:35 pm

which have you found works better for 3/4" plywood material,,, climb or conventional direction?
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Re: climb or conventional

Postby ger21 » Fri May 20, 2016 2:32 am

Conventional almost always gives cleaner cuts. The only time I climb cut wood products is when cutting rabbets that are running with the grain.
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Re: climb or conventional

Postby dealguy11 » Wed May 25, 2016 3:20 am

Depends on the machine. On mine, I cut ply, MDF and melamine with a 3/8" compression bit, most of the way through leaving a 1/32" onion skin that gets cut through last. If I cut conventional I sometimes get a step when the final cut goes through the onion skin, which messes up the edge bander. Cutting climb avoids this. Appears there's a little flex and the bit is pulling into the material during the initial deep cut.
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