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CNC Router Bits Glossary

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Long-lasting industrial quality CNC tooling provides superior smooth quality cuts every time! CNC router bits are the cutting implement at the end of the spindle on a CNC router. They can be made to cut aluminum, brass, copper (and other non-ferrous metals) fiberglass, plastic, PVC, tiles, wood and more.

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Acrylic CNC Router Bits

Automated cutting implements that are designed specifically to work with acrylic. Although acrylic is softer than the bits, the former is more than likely to dull the tool steel.

 

 
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Adjustable Insert Carbide Mission Tongue & Groove CNC Router Bit Sets

Designed to cut precise grooves to provide undersized plywood veneered panels with a snug, rattle-free fit. Adjust the panel groove width from 5.4mm to 6.6mm using the adjustment knob, no shims necessary! Solid carbide insert knives can be replaced when knife becomes dull.

 

Aluminum Cutting CNC Bits

CNC router bits have been traditionally designed to cut wood; however, certain bits have been engineered to work with aluminum using solid carbide tips.

 

 
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Amana CNC Bits

A company that sells CNC tools.

 
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Amana CNC Router Bits

See Amana CNC bits.

 
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Architectural CNC Router Bits

Consisting of base molding, colonial door casing and crown molding styled bits, architectural router bits dress up any room by adding detailed wood across the doorway, window casing and ceiling.

 
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Ball Nose CNC Router Bit

Used for carving, decorative doors and sign manufacturing. Ball Nose Spiral CNC Router Bits leave an excellent finish and expels chips quickly. Can be used with hand-held portable routers, table-mounted routers and CNC machines.

 

 

Beadboard CNC Bits

Automated shaping tools that create bead (a roundover cut with stepped edges) or flute patterns (multiple beads). These bits are also employed in lettering, trimming and fluting.

 
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Carbide CNC Bits

Bits composed of Tungsten and other carbides, which can be used to drill a variety of materials.

 
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Carbide CNC Router Bits

Automated bits whose lance/tips have been coated with carbide (an alloy of tungsten and carbon or titanium and carbon) for better durability, precise cutting and clean lines.

   
carving 3d router bits

Carving, 3D Tapered Ball Nose, ZrN Coated Router Bits

Specially designed for CNC 3D profiling and carving in plastic, aluminum & wood with machines such as "i-Carver", CNC Shark®, ShopBot®, Datron and CarveWright™.

   
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CNC

Abbreviation for “computer numerical control.” Computer numerical control refers to automation of machines or tools that are guided or operated by abstract commands programmed unto a computer.

 
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CNC Aluminum Router Bits

Router Bits used for cutting aluminum.

 
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Crown Molding CNC Router Bits

Produce crown, cove and bead molding profiles for architectural and furniture applications. Available in reversible and horizontal styles.

 

Beading CNC Router Bits

Cut a quarter-round shape bounded by fillets, known as a bead, is produced in one pass by beading router bits.

 
 
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Bowl & Tray CNC Router Bits

Bowl and tray router bits allow you to use a router to make bowls and trays from a pattern.

 
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Belin CNC Router Bits

A company that sells CNC tools.

 
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Bullnose CNC Router Bits

Excellent for shaping the full edge of a workpeice. Ideal for shaping stair treads, window sills, table and counter edges, shelvs and making moldings.

 

CNC Bits

See CNC Router Bit.

 
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CNC Bits Wood

CNC router bits used for woodworking.

 
CNC Boring Bit

A CNC cutting tool that makes clean, circular or cylindrical cut-outs or holes in wood or other materials.

 
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CNC Boring Bits

See CNC Boring Bit.

 
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CNC Boring Bits Lance

The pointed tip of CNC boring bits.

 

CNC Carving Bits

Cutting and abrasive implements at the end of a CNC router spindle that gouge out wood to create architectural detail, refine forms or establish features. CNC carving bits therefore include roughing and shaping bits, the actual carving bits that make shapes and forms, and detailing bits that finesse the texture. Bits are V-shaped, ballnose, endmills, PCB end mills, and PCB drill bits.

 

CNC Chamfer Bit

These bits cut into the wood at an angle, usually leaving 45° profiles. Some shapes that they leave are called V-groove, bevel and dovetail.

 

CNC Chamfer Router Bit

See CNC Chamfer Bit.

 

CNC Compression Spiral Bits

Drilling or boring tools that eject chips in opposite directions so both top and bottom edges of the material (like laminated plywood) have smooth texture and clean appearance.

 

CNC Compression Spiral Bit

A helical boring/drilling tool that ejects particles on both ends so that the top and bottom planes have smooth surfaces.

 

CNC Countersink

See CNC Countersink Bits.

 

CNC Countersink Bits

Router bits used to cut a conical hole into a manufactured object.

 
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CNC Cove Bit

See CNC Cove Router Bit 

 

CNC Cove Router Bit

A cutting tool that leaves a concave depression on the edge of the material, usually to conceal gaps between the wall and the floor.

 
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CNC Cutting Bits

Automated cutting implements that gouge out wood to make patterns, shapes, letters, reliefs, joints, or holes

 
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CNC Cutting Service

Any outfit that offers cutting, drilling, boring, engraving or embossing with the use of CNC cutting systems.

 
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CNC Cutting Systems

The entire set of automated cutting implements including the cutting table (where the material is laid out for cutting/engraving/drilling), the spindle and the router.

 
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CNC Deburring Tools

Abrasive finishing tools that smooth out ‘burrs’ or ragged edges that are made when metals, wood or other materials are fused together. Deburring tools provide a ‘finessing’ job.

 

CNC Diamond Drag Engraving Bit

These are diamond-tipped cutting and engraving implements that work with the router spindle turned off. Instead, the spring-loaded head applies constant pressure on the diamond tip that the router spindle drags across the surface (so that the pressure on the hard material creates an impression on the surface). This bit is used to create precise and permanent lines. Signatures, company logos, artwork, serial numbers or decorative detail on glass, mirrors, granite tiles, plaques, trophies or even unto products can be engraved using this bit.

 

CNC Dovetail Bits

Bits used to cut an angular (less than 90° but more than 45°) tongue-and-groove cut on the edge of the material to mimic the tail of a dove. This cut is also preferred to make joints.

 
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CNC Dovetail Joints

A series of tails and pins that interlock and are trapezoidal in shape (as opposed to finger joints that are rectangular in shape).

 
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CNC Down-Cut Bits

Drilling implements that make dadoes (square-shaped mortises) while pushing down the chips downward; hence, leaving a rough bottom edge while making a smooth top edge. Up-cut bits are similar but achieve the opposite effect.

 
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CNC Engraving Bit

Bits used to engrave designs onto the surfaces of wood, plastic and metals.

 
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CNC Engraving Bits

See CNC Engraving Bit.

 
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CNC Engraving Tools

Tools used for engraving. Examples include standard conical, micro profilers, tough tip for stainless steel, conical ballnose, engraving chamfer drill, cutter bevellers, quarter round tools, parallel ball nose, pyramid, diamond tip, 2D Data Matrix UID, and carbide point tool bits

 
CNC Feed Rate

CNC Feed Rate

The feed rate gives your the recommended feed rates for working with different types of router bits on different types of wood. Wood fiber direction, wood type as well as humidity can change your cutting condition.

 
 
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CNC Insert Finger Jointing Router Bit

An automated cutting tool that makes a 5-pair tongue-and-groove set. Suitable for producing finger joints in softwood, hardwoods and man-made boards.

 
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CNC Insert Carbide Adjustable Chamfer Router Bits

Excellent for producing chamfer cuts at various angles in softwood, hardwood and man-made boards. Cutting angle can be adjusted in 7.5° steps by using a notched scale.

 
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CNC Insert Carbide Engraving System Sets

8-piece insert carbide sets that can be quickly be interchanged while the tool body remains in the CNC machine. Knives are ideal for cutting laminated materials, veneers, MDF, plastics, wood, solid surface, chipboard, PCB boards, carbon fiber and more.

 
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CNC Insert Carbide Rough Rabbeting & Sizing Bits

Insert straight router bit with multiple cutting flutes. Suitable for rough rabbeting and sizing in softwood, hardwood and man-made boards (with or without coating). Multiple cutting flutes ensure fine chips are produced for improved waste extraction. Solid carbide insert knives can be replaced when knife becomes dull.

 
 
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CNC Foam Router Bits

Solid carbide, up-cut router bits specifically designed for milling Polyurethane Foam and Expanded Polystyrene (EPS) to ensure your foam projects are milled with accuracy and detail.

 
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CNC Insert Carbide Multi Profile Router Bits

Interchangeable solid carbide insert CNC router bits for producing MDF Cabinet Doors, Viola Style. Solid carbide insert knives can be replaced when knife becomes dull.

 
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CNC Insert Carbide MDF Cabinet Doors

This series of profiles utilizing the patented Nova™ tool body system of interchangeable solid carbide insert knives are designed to give the appearance of a raised panel door in MDF or solid panels. One pass is all that is needed for a simple raised panel look using one of the “Plunge Form” profiles. Solid carbide insert knives can be replaced when knife becomes dull.

 
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CNC Insert Carbide Straight Router Bits

Insert carbide replaceable straight plunge bits are used for routing straight grooves, rabbets, dados, joints, mortises, trimming material or making a general cut. Solid carbide insert knives can be replaced when knife becomes dull.

 
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CNC Insert Carbide Straight Rabbeting Router Bits

Insert rabbeting router bits complete with two cutting flutes and scorer. Suitable for trimming and rabbeting in softwood, hardwood and man-made boards. Scorer will give an improved finish at the bottom of the cut.

 
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CNC Insert Carbide Super Plunge Router Bits

Designed for fast and direct penetration into the material and quick removal of wood, MDF, melamine and man-made material.

 
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CNC Insert Carbide Up & Down Shear Router Bits

Shear flutes squeeze the material into the middle to give an extra fine finish on both surfaces of laminated and veneered board. Replaceable inserts ensure a constant cutting diameter and finish quality. Center tip for improved boring.


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CNC Insert Tooling

A system of using bits that are ‘inserted’ into the work head instead of being permanently welded to it. When bits have worn down, they can easily be removed from the groove of the work head and replaced with newer ones, instead of taking out the entire assembly.

 
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CNC Key Hole Router Bits

A boring tool that creates a keyhole slot, usually at the back of hanging woodwork.

 
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CNC Mortise

A gouged out recess (a dado, groove or slot) on the surface of the material made by a CNC router.

 
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CNC Mortiser

Also called a CNC mortising machine, it is a tool that gouges out wood or other material to make a recess that receives a tenon (protruding joint).

 

CNC Raised Panel Router Bits

Cutting and shaping tools to suitable for producing various raised panel profiles in softwood, hardwoods and man-made boards.
 
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CNC Roundover Bits

Cutting tools that make furniture edges curved and smooth.

 
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CNC Router

Computer-aided or controlled machines that carve out designs or patterns unto hard surfaces according to commands uploaded unto the control panel or CNC terminal. Industrial CNC routers are employed on large-scale production of doors, panels, furniture, and cabinet pieces, among others.

 

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CNC Router Bit

The cutting implement at the end of the spindle on a CNC router. They can be made to cut aluminum, brass, copper, and other non-ferrous metals, wood, tiles and fiberglass.

Router bits made to cut wood often have steel bodies and carbide tips (made from tungsten or titanium combined with carbon). Because router bits can be practically fashioned to serve whatever purpose there is, the types of router bits can be quite varied.

 

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CNC Router Bits

See CNC Router Bit.

 

CNC Router Bits Ball Nose

See CNC Ball Nose Router Bit.

 

 
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CNC Router Bits for Aluminum

See CNC Aluminum Router Bits.

 
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CNC Router Bits for Plastic

CNC bits used for cutting plastic.

 

CNC Router Bits Profile

A collection of cutting shapes for woodworking and metalworking. Chamfer, V-groove, Cove, Round Nose, Rabbeting, Dado, Round Over, Dovetail, Roman Ogee and Beading are cutting shapes used for sculpting furniture or other carved pieces.

 
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CNC Router Bits V Groove

See CNC V Groove Bit

 
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CNC Router Cutter

A cutting tool of a Computer Numerical Control (CNC) router. See CNC Tools.

 
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CNC Router Metal Bits

Router Bits used for metal cutting.

 
CNC Router Bits carbide tipped router bits

CNC Router Tools

See CNC CNC Tools.

 
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CNC Router Tools Bits

See CNC Tools.

 
CNC Tools

Computer Numerical Control tools, typically exemplified by router bits, diamond tools and CNC tools. These tools can be used for spiraling, rabbeting, door making, jointing, grooving and other functions.

 
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CNC Router Tungsten Bits

Bits made with tungsten carbide tips used to make details on doors, panels and window panels.

 

 

CNC Router Woodworking

See CNC Wood Router.

 

 
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CNC Shaper Bits

A general term used to refer to router bits that make rabbets, profiles, joints and grooves.

 

CNC Spiral Bits

Cutting, drilling or boring tools that have helical tips. These bits are generally preferred over straight or plunge bits because they create smoother striation (and chatter-free cutting action) compared to the latter.

 
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CNC Spoilboard

A system utilized to machine individual parts that are held by a gasketed vacuum system.

 

 

CNC Spoilboard Surfacing

The process which removes the tough outer layer (sealant) of engineered medium density fiberboard (the ‘spoilboard’) using a Computer Numerical Controlled-machine to make sure that the entire surface is flat and accurately aligned with the X and Y axes (the width and the length, respectively).

 

 
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CNC Spoilboard Surfacing Bits and Mini Surfacing Bits

Roughing and polishing tool that smoothes out surfaces so they are exactly aligned with X and Y axes.

 
CNC Tapered Bits

CNC Tapered Bits

Bits that have narrower heads than bodies. These are typically used in boring, drilling, carving or letter-making.

 

CNC Tooling

See CNC Tools.

 

CNC Tooling

Industrial applications including CNC router tooling, insert tooling, spiral tooling, diamond tooling and tool holders.

 
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CNC V-Groove Bit

Any cutting, engraving, drilling or boring implement that leaves a V-shaped hole.

 

 

CNC V-Groove Carving Bits

Carving tools that leave a V-depression on the surface of the material.

 

 
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CNC Wainscot Bits

Cutting tools that make architectural details on the lower third portion of the walls (wainscots traditionally strengthened this part of the wall from the baseboard up due to the wicking effect of rising damp and making this part of the wall prone to chair damage).

 
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CNC Wood Router

A CNC (computer numerical control) router tool creates objects from wood. Parts of a project are designed in the computer with a CAD/CAM program, and then cut automatically using a router to produce a finished part. The CNC router works like a printer, but uses a cutting tool instead of an ink jet. It works on the Cartesian coordinate system (X, Y, Z) for 3D motion control and is utilized for engineering prototyping, art, robotic education, product development and production work. They typically spin faster than metal mills with a range of 13,000 to 24,000 RPM.

 
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Conical CNC Bits

Angled or spiral engraving implements that are used in a variety of media (like plastic, brass, aluminum or copper). Because of their shape, conical CNC bits are also used in making angled cuts on edges.

 

 
Corner Beading CNC Bits

Corner Beading CNC Bits

Produce three slightly different profiles using corner rounding CNC bits: an edge bead with or without a fillet and a full corner bead, all by altering the bit extension or rolling the workpiece between passes. Particularly suitable for antique reproductions and restoration projects.

 

 

Diamond CNC Bits

Diamond CNC Tools contain polycrystalline diamond, which make these bits among the hardest and most durable of all tool materials. These bits have a layer of diamond particles bonded to a tungsten carbide support.

 

 
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Doormaking CNC Router Bits

Router bits designed to make and shape entry doors, cabinet doors & glass doors as well as creating the woodwork surrounding the door.

 
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Double Edge Folding 'V' Groove CNC Router Bits for Shaping Aluminum Composite Materials (ACM)

Designed for cutting aluminum/plastic sandwich materials like Alucobond®, Dibond®, phenolics, natural woods, wood composites, plastics & acrylics with a 90° angle and flat bottom.

 
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Djtol CNC Engraving Tools

A company that sells CNC tools.

 
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Engraving Bits CNC

Tools used for engraving laminated materials, veneers, MDF, plastics, wood, solid surface, aluminum, brass, copper, chipboard, PCB boards and carbon fiber. Excellent for signmaking purposes.

 
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E-Z Dial™ Slot Cutter CNC Router Bits

The E-Z Dial is an adjustable slot cutter without shims, spacers and the need to disassemble the bit. Adjusts in just seconds and is accurate to .004". Cutting precise grooves has never been easier.

 
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Fast Helix CNC Router Bit

Fast-spinning spiral drilling or boring tools that allow deep drilling while clearing holes easily.

 

 
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Finger Grip CNC Router Bits

Produce clean, modern chests and cabinets uninterrupted by hardware pulls and knobs by integrating the pulls into the doors, drawers and lips. These router bits offer many appearance and ergonomic options, providing positive grips and softened, easy-on-the-fingers edges.

 

 
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Flycutter CNC Router Bits

Also known as a surfacing router bit, these router bits are designed for planing and rabbeting large surface areas in MDF, Balsa Core, hardwood, softwood and all man-made materials.

 
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Flute & Bead CNC Router Bits

Cut joints for staved assemblies, such as circular planters, canoes, kayaks and hot tubs, with flute and bead router bits. One bit flutes an edge, and the other forms the mating bead.

 
 

Foam CNC Router Bits

Solid carbide, up-cut router bits specifically designed for milling Polyurethane Foam and Expanded Polystyrene (EPS) to ensure your foam projects are milled with accuracy and detail.

 

 
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Granite CNC Tools

Sawing, cutting, drilling, boring and engraving implements that are specifically made for granite (like kitchen countertops, tiles in kitchens and baths, decorative designs on monuments and memorials).

 
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Groove CNC Router Bits

Ideal for routing grooves in solid wood, MDF and more.

 

Haas CNC Bits

A company that sells CNC tools.

 

 
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Lock Miter CNC Router Bits

The lock miter is an interlocking edge-to-edge joint, typically used at the corners of casework.

 
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Infinity System™ CNC Insert Carbide Multi Profile Raised Panel Router Bits

Insert profile router bit with two cutting flutes. Suitable for producing various raised panel profiles in softwood, hardwoods and man-made boards. Tool can be supplied complete with a small trimmer for machining the edge of the panel. The Infinity System™ router will take all eight solid carbide insert knife profiles.

 
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In-Groove CNC

An automated routing system made of insert carbide knives designed for sign-making, engraving and letter-making. These insert knives are used to cut laminated materials, veneers, mdf, plastics, wood and aluminum.

 
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Insert Carbide Stile & Rail CNC Router Bit Sets

Designed for the user to build cabinet doors and all varieties of frame-and-panel assemblies for furniture and architectural applications. One bit for cutting the rails and one for cutting the stiles. Solid carbide insert knives can be replaced when knife becomes dull.

 
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Insert Carbide Straight CNC Router Bits

Designed for fast and direct penetration into the material and quick removal of wood, MDF, melamine and man-made material.

 
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Insert Carbide V Groove, Miter Fold, Signmaking and Lettering CNC Router Bits

Signmaking bits are used to make professional signs in conjunction with letter making router bits.

 
Industrial CNC Router Bits

Large Radius Ovolo (Cove) CNC Router Bits

Extra-large bits for making extra-large coves on your CNC machine. Perfect for creating beautiful coves for furniture or architectual crown moldings.

 
Industrial CNC Router Bits

Leaf-Edge CNC Router Bits

In one pass, this bit forms a round-edged groove near the corner of the workpiece. A second pass on the adjoining face yields a delicate leaf-shaped corner bead.

 
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Left-Hand Plunge CNC Router Bits

This special series of plunging straight bits is for reverse-rotation (counter-clockwise) routers.

 
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Metric Straight Plunge CNC Router Bits for Undersized Plywood

Metric diameter router bits. Cut dados and grooves dimensioned perfectly for plywood, flakeboard and other sheet material for which standard size bits are too large.

 
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Mortising CNC Router Bits

For cutting shallow mortises for hinges and locksets, use a mortising router bit. The cutting geometry is calculated to produce an exceptionally clean cut with crisp edges. A proper mortising bit, as shown, should have a large gullet between the two flutes.

 
Industrial CNC Router Bits

Nova CNC Grooving & Profiling Router Bits

This series of profiles utilizing the patented Nova™ tool body system of interchangeable solid carbide insert knives are designed to give the appearance of a raised panel door in MDF or solid panels. One pass is all that is needed for a simple raised panel look using one of the “Plunge Form” profiles. Solid carbide insert knives can be replaced when knife becomes dull.

 
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Onsrud Router Bits

A company that sells CNC tools.

 
Industrial CNC Router Bits

Opposite-Shear Staggered Tooth CNC Router Bits

A stagger tooth bit has two cutting edges. The "opposite-shear" configuration features a down-shear edge and an up-shear edge. On a through-cut, it shears down on both surfaces at the same time.

 
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Patternmaker CNC Router Bits in 3º, 5º and 7º

These slightly tapered bits are specifically designed for wood patternmaking, especially wood vacuum-forming molds where draft (3, 5 and 7° taper) is required for releasing the styrene or other plastic from the mold.

 
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PCB CNC Bits

CNC carving bits that drill and mill out printed circuit board patterns.

 

Plastic CNC Bits

O-flute and low-helix drilling or engraving instruments that have been designed to work well on acrylic, phenolic, polycarbonate and polypropylene materials and composites. The bits eject plastic chips on both ends (up-cut and down-cut simultaneously).

 

 
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Polysterene CNC Bits

Cutting tools that are made for soft plastics like polystyrene. Soft materials tend to dull sharp bits over time.

 
Carbide Tipped Router Bits

Production Plunge CNC Router Bits

Production plunge bits are specifically designed for high production operations, where long tool life is the primary concern.

 
Industrial CNC Router Bits

Production Shear CNC Router Bits

Excellent for cutting composition board and melamine. These bits cut with a shearing action, slicing very slightly downward to prevent chipping and tearing of the surface veneer or coating.

 
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Profiling Router Bits

Tools that creat profiles in softwood, hardwood and man-made boards. This may include chamfer, corner rouding, beading bullnose, roundover and cove & bead router bits.

 
Industrial CNC Router Bits

Rabbet Bit For CNC

An automated cutting tool that makes a recess or groove on the edge of the material.

 
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Reed Edge CNC Router Bits

Reed edge bits produce a thumbnail flanked by full beads, and elegant edge profile.

 
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Rotozip CNC Bits

Router bits that are used to make cuts (usually on drywalls) at any angle.

 

 
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Roundover CNC Router Bits

The basic edge-forming bit, the corner-rounding bit rounds an edge to a given radius. The tool is shouldered to cut a fillet. The cut can be used to ease edges, as a simple profile, or as a part of a complex one.

 

Router Bits CNC

See CNC Router Bits.

 

 
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Router Bits for CNC Machine

See CNC Router Bits.

 
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Router Bits for CNC Routers

See CNC Router Bits.

 
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Screw Slot CNC Router Bits

Screw slots prevent the wood from splitting and the screw from failing when securing large panels.

 
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Solid Carbide Compression Spiral Flute CNC Router Bits for MDF and Laminate

Designed for CNC applications requiring high feed rates and a clean finish. Particularly suitable for double-sided melamine or laminated material.

 
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Solid Carbide Compression Spiral Flute CNC Router Bits for Mortising Work

Designed for CNC applications requiring high feed rates and a clean finish. These tools have a much shorter up-cut section than the standard compression tools. Ideal for mortising, grooving and dado.

 
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Solid Carbide Compression Spiral Flute CNC Router Bits for Solid Wood

Specially designed for working in hard solid wood. Slow helic, special grinding angle, improved body shape in order to support the high feed rate, quick direction changes and deep penetration.

 
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Solid Carbide V Groove CNC Router Bits

For fine-line “engraving” in wood and composite materials, use either of these compact bits. Two-flute configuration and modest length (which minimizes vibration) combine to produce crisp, clean cuts.

 
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Solid Carbide Fiberglass Abrasive Type Plunge Diamond Pattern CNC Router Bits

Polycrystalline router bits are especially suitable for cutting fiberglass, tile and other highly-abrasive materials. Diamond pattern cutting edges abrades (grinds) material rather than cutting like conventional router bits. Diamond Tipped Polycrystalline (PCD). Cuts evenly in all directions.

 
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Solid Carbide Plastic Cutting CNC Insert System

A CNC insert knife system designed to cut and chamfer the top and bottoms of Plexiglass® or syrene sheets in one action.

 
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Solid Carbide Spiral Flute Roughing with Chipbreaker

These rotuer bits have a small chipbreaker therefore the quality of cut will improve. They will leave a small striated finish.

 
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Solid Carbide Spiral Flute Plunge

Used for carving, decorative doors and sign manufacturing. It leaves an excellent finish and expels chips quickly.

 
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Solid Carbide Plastic Cutting 'O' Flute CNC Router Bits

Solid carbide router bits with unique circular 'O' flute design to eject chips more easily. Excellent for cutting soft plastics such as PVC, styrene, ABS, etc.

 
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Signmaking CNC Router Bits

Signmaking bits are used to make professional signs in conjunction with letter making router bits.


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Spiral Long CNC Bits

Spiral bits with longer cutting length, usually at 3” (the typical length is 2”).


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Stagger Tooth CNC Router Bits

Stagger tooth bits have two cutting edges 180º apart, each half of the length of the flute.

 
Carbide Tipped Router Bits

Straight Plunge CNC Router Bits

Straight plunge bits are used for routing straight grooves, rabbets, dados, joints, mortises, trimming material or making a general cut.

 
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Straight Plunge Open Flute CNC Router Bits

Open-flute design promotes rapid chip clearance, necessary for high feed rates when routing straight grooves, rabbets, dados, joints, mortises, trimming material or making a general cut.

   
Steel Cutting Router Bits

Steel Cutting Router Bits

Specially designed for working in Metal working Steel Cold roll, soft steels, gummy stainless 303, Tool steels, exotics like titanium, inconel, 17-4PH stainless etc. Entire gambit of "steel".

 
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Solid Carbide Spiral CNC Router Bits for Composite Materials

Special grade solid carbide bits feature unique grinding and multi spiral flute design. Suitable for ‘roughing’ cuts in hard and abrasive composite materials such as: carbon fiber, Trespa®, fiberglass, etc.


Industrial CNC Router Bits

Solid Carbide Straight Plunge CNC Router Bits

For high volume, high speed cutting in dense natural woods and abrasive wood composites, use solid carbide bits when routing straight grooves, rabbets, dados, joints, mortises, trimming material or making a general cut.

 
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Tambour Door CNC Router Bit Set

A patented 3-pc. router bit system designed to construct beautiful tambours without glue, wire or cloth. Produces a flexible tambour that's perfect for creating your own roll top desk, breadbox or kitchen countertop storage area.

 
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V Groove CNC Bits

Cut decorative 'V' grooves and lettering on signs with these 'V' groove CNC router bits.

 

Wood CNC Bits

See Wood CNC Router Bits.

 

 
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Wood CNC Router Bits

CNC Router Bits for Woodworking.

 
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Sears Craftsman CNC Wood Engraver

A company that sells CNC engravers.

 

 
Industrial CNC Router Bits

Undersized Plywood Dado CNC Router Bits

Cut dadoes and grooves dimensioned perfectly for plywood, flakeboard and other sheet material for which standard size bits are too large.

 
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Vortex CNC Bits

A company that sells CNC tools.

 
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