Speeds and feeds

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gregfah
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Speeds and feeds

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I need to cut plexiglass with a 1/4 inch endmill. can someone tell me the feeds and speeds needed?

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adze_cnc
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Re: Speeds and feeds

Post by adze_cnc »

The calculator at: https://www.guhdo.com/chipload-calculator seems to produce reasonably good results.

But... your machine is not my machine---so trial and error to fine tune feed rate and spindle speed would need to be done.

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Re: Speeds and feeds

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1/4 inch endmill
Use a bit designed for plexi. Article: O Flutes For Mechanical Plastics
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