Suggested Starting Parameters for Endmilling

Green Ceramics

Cutting

Diameter

Machine Speed

(rpm)

Cutting Speed

(sfm)

Feed Rate

(fpt)

Operation

1/16”

3,700-7,300

60-120

.001 -.002

General

5,200-10,400

85-170

0005 - .001

Finish

1/8”

3,600-7,300

120-240

.001 -.002

General

5,200-9,200

170-300

0005 - .001

Finish

3/16”

4100-7,100

200-350

.001 - .002

General

6,100-10,200

300-500

.0005 - .001

Finish

1/4”

4,600-6,900

300-450

.002 -.004

General

5,300-8,400

350-550

.001 - .002

Finish

3/8”

4,100-5,600

400-550

.003 -.005

General

3,500-6,600

350-650

.001 - .003

Finish

1/2”

3,400-4,600

450-600

.003 - .005

General

2,600-5,700

350-750

.001 - .003

Finish