• Graphite Parameters

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    PARAMETERS

    Recommended Parameters for Machining Graphite with Carbide End Mill Tools and Cutters

    RECOMMENDED PARAMETERS FOR MACHINING GRAPHITE

    End Mill Dia. (in)

    Machine Speed (rpm)
    Cutting Speed (sfm)
    Feed Rate (fpt)

    Operation

    1/16
    10,000 – 60,000
    160 – 1,000

    .001 – .002

    .005 – .001

    General Finish
    3/16
    4,000 – 60,000
    200 – 3,000

    .001 – .002

    .005 – .001

    General Finish
    1/4
    3,000 – 50,000
    200 – 3,300

    .002 – .004

    .001 – .002

    General Finish
    5/16
    2,500 – 42,000
    200 – 3,400

    .002 – .004

    .001 – .002

    General Finish
    3/8
    2,000 – 36,000
    200 – 3,500

    .003 – .005

    .001 – .003

    General Finish
    1/2
    1,500 – 30,000
    200 – 4,000

    .003 – .005

    .001 – .003

    General Finish
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