1.25 or 1.5 (or larger) HSS end mill with .25 corner radius. flute lenth
75. Inserted cutter wont cut it (UHMW). Need by Wed. morning. Please
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make that point.75
Probably a catalog item at MSC Direct or any large machinists supply house.
In a pinch I've free hand ground radii on 2 and 4 flute EMs on bench
grinders and belt sanders.
yea, I'm sure we've all done that. Could'nt even find a suitable donor.
Shop I'm at now is about the size of the tool crib at my last place.
For cutting plastic, is there a suitable router bit that would work?
Don't know. Need a good finish on bottom and sides and radius, all with
Any chance you can use a fly cutter with a hand radiused (sp) bit after
leaving 1/4" of material on the bottom?
I agree with Dennis - I cut UHMW all the time and a router bit will do
the best job (use about 6000 RPM)