CNC Plastic Cutting with Amana Tool Spektra™ Router Bit | ToolsToday


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  1. The methods illustrated here are only intended for use with a CNC Router Table.
  2. Make certain that the workpiece is secured and that all components of the fixture are securely fastened to the table.
  3. Use a guard, eye and hearing protection at all times.

Watch as Tyson Moore make clean cuts in plastic using Amana Tool®’s 1/8" diameter Solid Carbide Spiral Spektra™ Extreme Tool Life Coated Plastic-Cutting CNC Router Bit.

He cuts the letters CNC into 1/4" thick red acrylic on his Carbide 3D CNC machine. Spektra™ bits feature a nACo® nanocomposite coating with an extreme nanohardness and heat resistance. With a brilliant, distinctively-tinted coloring, nACo provides additional improvements in critical aspects of router tooling which results in extreme tool longevity and cuts of the highest quality.

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Feed, Speed, Chip Load & Step Down CNC Running Parameters 

1/8" Dia. x 1/4” Shank Solid Carbide Spektra™ Coated Down-Cut Router Bit No. 51416-K
Feed Rate (IPM): 70 
Speed (RPM): 18,000 
Chip Load (Per Tooth): 0.004" 
Ramp Down IPM: 35

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