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Video: Hard Pocket Milling

Relieved end mills and pre-machining of corners are two important considerations for accurate pocket machining in hard steel.

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This tutorial from video contributor Todd Schuett discusses some of the keys to accurate milling of pockets in hard steel. The specific application involves milling of slide pockets at Allcraft Mold in Schaumburg, Illinois. The video explains the importance of relieved end mills and pre-machining of corners, and also gives various other tips for precise pocket machining.
 

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