The methods illustrated here are only intended for use with a CNC machine.
Make certain that the workpiece is secured and that all components of the fixture are securely fastened to the table.
Use a guard, eye and hearing protection at all times.
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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"
1/8" 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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Tools Used in Video:
- Amana Tool 51404 SC Spiral O Flute, Plastic Cutting 1/4 D x 3/4 CH x 1/4 SHK x 2 Inch Long Up-Cut CNC Router Bit with Mirror Finish
- Amana Tool 46200 SC Spiral Plunge 1/8 D x 1/2 CH x 1/4 SHK x 2 Inch Long 2 Flute Down-Cut Router Bit
- Amana Tool 51402 SC Spiral O Single Flute, Aluminum Cutting 1/4 D x 5/8 CH x 1/4 SHK x 2 Inch Long Up-Cut Router Bit with Mirror Finish
- Amana Tool 46264 Solid Carbide Carbon Fiber Cutting 1/4 D x 3/4 CH x 1/4 SHK x 3 Inch Long Down-Cut Router Bit
- Amana Tool 46180 Solid Carbide Mini Spiral Compression 1/8 D x 13/16 CH x 1/8 SHK x 2-1/2 Inch Long Router Bit
- Amana Tool RC-2250 Insert Mini Surfacing & Rabbeting Flycutter 2+2 Flute Design 1-1/2 D x 1/2 CH x 1/2 Inch SHK Router Bit, Includes 2 Each of HMA-12 and HCK-70