Easy-To-Handle Inserts Provide Cost Effectiveness
IMTS 2018: Ceratizit’s MaxiMill 491 is a series of double-sided, 90-degree shoulder milling inserts with eight useable cutting edges.
Ceratizit’s MaxiMill 491 is a series of double-sided, 90-degree shoulder milling inserts with eight useable cutting edges. The tools are designed for ease of handling and can be quickly changed inside the machine, reducing machine downtime. The inserts’ coating technology effects stable and soft cutting, making them suitable for most requirements. Positive insert geometry and good surface quality promote extended tool life. The eight usable cutting edges of the inserts also contribute to cost effectiveness.
Running rotary milling cutters at the proper speeds and feeds is critical to obtaining long tool life and superior results, and a good place to start is with the manufacturer's recommendations. These formulas and tips provide useful guidelines.
Cutting holes by interpolating a face milling cutter may be a better process choice for many rough and even finish boring operations. Software improvements and better cutter designs allow expanding use of the versatile face mill for hole making.
Simple process considerations can increase your productivity in milling titanium alloys.