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# BALL NOSE MILLS for FINISHING CUTS Milling Cutter Nomenclature

Maximum cutting diameter Number of cutting edges Number of effective cutting edges

Symbol
D Z Ze

Input data in the shaded cells only

Value
0.079 4 4

Unit
in.

Machining Conditions
Maximum spindle speed of the milling machine Cutting speed (surface feet) Depth of cut / stock to remove (d.o.c.)
Effective cutting diameter (if tip cutting)

Symbol
nmax Vc d De 1 or 2 n n w f fz F Fd fd fzd Q Qd

Value
9000 600 0.015 0.062 2 41447 9000 0.062 0.0010 0.0040 36.0 45.9 0.0051 0.0013 0.03 0.04

Unit
rpm sfm in. in. rpm rpm in. ipt in. ipm ipm in. in. 3 in /min in3/min

Tip cutting or 3d surfacing? (1=Tip,2=Surfacing) ** Required spindle speed
Spindle speed (compensates for machine max.)

Width of cut Feed per tooth Feed per revolution Feed rate without adjustment to axial depth of cut
Feed rate adjusted to axial depth of cut (if d < D/2) Feed per rev. adjusted to axial depth of cut (d < D/2) Feed per tooth adjusted to axial depth of cut (d < D/2)

Metal removal rate (no adjustment to axial depth of cut)
Metal removal rate adjusted to axial depth of cut

Developed by Edmund Isakov, Ph.D., DAPRA Corporation

Page 1 of 2. 07/04/2011

75 Height 0 Stepover 0. If cutting will take place up and down the side of the insert. call Dapra @ (800) 243-3344. Ph. DAPRA Corporation Page 1 of 2..D. ** If cutting is to be only at the tip of the ball nose. For assistance. input "1".02 Directions: Fill in the blocks shaded in light-blue with the appropriate information. The calculator will automatically provide the necessary speed and feed in the red numbers. 07/04/2011 . input "2". 0. Developed by Edmund Isakov.Scallop Height Calculator Ball Dia.

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