Starting Parameters for Endmilling Copper based Alloys

EndMill

(in)

Machine Speed (rpm)

Cutting Speed

(sfm)

Operation

 

Feed Rate

Ipt

 

 

 

 

 

1/8

15000 - 45000

500-1500

Rough

.001-.002

Finish

.0005-.001

3/16

10000 - 30500

500-1500

Rough

.001-.002

Finish

.0005-.001

¼

7600 - 22918

500-1500

Rough

.002-.004

Finish

.001-.002

5/16

6000 - 18000

500-1500

Rough

.002-.004

Finish

.001-.002

3/8

5000 – 15000

500-1500

Rough

.003-.005

Finish

.001-.003

1/2

3800 - 11500

500-1500

Rough

.003-.005

Finish

.001-.003