USA Map Puzzle Created in Aluminum, Carbon Fiber, Laminate, Plastic & Wood with Amana's CNC Bits

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  1. The methods illustrated here are only intended for use with a CNC machine.
  2. Make certain that the workpiece is secured and that all components of the fixture are securely fastened to the table.
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Watch as we create this USA Map Puzzle in 1/4" thick aluminum, carbon fiber, laminated melamine, plastic & wood using Amana Tool® industrial solid carbide and carbide tipped CNC router bits.

Andy Glass from Glass Impressions uses his CNC machine to cut each state from the variety of materials listed above. Using Amana's 1/8" Dia. Compression Spiral CNC Solid Carbide Router Bit #46180 to cut the perimeter of the United States in laminated melamine, he then plunges 1/4" deep with the Mini Insert CNC Spoilboard Router Bit #RC-2250 to remove the remaining melamine so that the puzzle can be assembled into place.

1/4" Dia Plastic Cutting CNC Router Bit #51404
Feed Rate (IPM): 30
Speed (RPM): 3,000
Step Down: 1/16"

1/8" Dia Spiral Flute Plunge CNC Router Bit #46200
Feed Rate (IPM): 30
Speed (RPM): 6,000
Step Down: 1/8"

1/4" Dia Aluminum Cutting CNC Router Bit #51402
Feed Rate (IPM): 30
Speed (RPM): 10,000
Step Down: 1/16"

1/4" Dia Carbon Graphite & Carbon Fiber Cutting CNC Router Bit #46264
Feed Rate (IPM): 30
Speed (RPM): 1,500
Step Down: 1/16"

1/8" Dia Compression Spiral CNC Router Bit #46180
Feed Rate (IPM): 30
Speed (RPM): 10,000
Step Down: 1/8"

Mini Insert Spoilboard CNC Router Bit #RC-2250
Feed Rate (IPM): 30
Speed (RPM): 10,000
Step Down: 1/8"

USA Map Puzzle Created in Aluminum, Carbon Fiber, Laminated Melamine, Plastic & Wood with Amana Tool®'s CNC Router Bits, by ToolsToday, Your Source for Industrial Tools.

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