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Celebrate St. Patty’s Day along with us and watch this custom CNC engraving sign video using green and white King ColorCore® High-density polyethylene (HDPE).

A variety of CNC techniques using the Amana Tool® industrial line of router bits were applied to create this sign: Roughing, engraving, fine engraving and profile cuts.

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Feed, Speed & Step Down Technical Information:

Roughing 
3/16" Dia. Solid Carbide, Spektra™ Coated Plastic Cutting Up-Cut Spiral Flute Router Bit No. 51417-K
Feed Rate (IPM): 110 
Speed (RPM): 18,000 
Chip Load (Per Tooth): 0.006" 
Ramp Down: 55 IPM

Engraving 60° CNC V-Groove, Miter Fold & Sign making Router Bit with Solid Carbide Insert Knives Router Bit No. RC-1108
Feed Rate (IPM): 40 
Speed (RPM): 18,000 
Chip Load (Per Tooth): 0.003" 
Ramp Down IPM: 20 IPM

Fine Engraving 30° Engraving with 0.005" Tip Width, Spektra™ Coated Solid Carbide Router Bit No. 45771-K
Feed Rate (IPM): 100 
Speed (RPM): 18,000 
Chip Load (Per Tooth): 0.003" 
Ramp Down: 50 IPM

Profile Cutting 3/8" Dia. Solid Carbide, Spektra™ Coated Plastic Cutting Up-Cut Spiral Flute Router Bit No. 51414-K
Feed Rate (IPM): 200 
Speed (RPM): 18,000 
Chip Load (Per Tooth): 0.011" 
Ramp Down: 100 IPM

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