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cutter problem
« on: April 02, 2016, 05:47:09 PM »
I am cutting a .0625 deep 1/8 wide groove in birch plywood and this is what it looks like.Feedrate is ay 50% and router is at 23000 rpm.What would be the problem?Thanks

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Re: cutter problem
« Reply #1 on: April 02, 2016, 11:27:18 PM »
50% of what?
And what type of tool?

Try a downcut spiral at 100ipm and 12,000 rpm.
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Re: cutter problem
« Reply #2 on: April 03, 2016, 05:01:54 AM »
I am cutting at 50% feedrate on mach 3 screen. I could not find a downcut bit in 1/8
Re: cutter problem
« Reply #3 on: April 03, 2016, 05:38:41 AM »
I am cutting at 50% feedrate on mach 3 screen. I could not find a downcut bit in 1/8

That could be 50% of nothing or 50% of Light Speed, a percentage means nothing without a reference value ;-)