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Video: Micromilling With a Long Tool

This video clip illustrates micromilling at a high tool L:D ratio.
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Video shows milling a deep slot with a 0.8 mm diameter tool. Machining conditions are 40,000 rpm, 1,181 ipm and 0.1 mm depth of cut. Video courtesy Delcam.

This video provided by CAD/CAM supplier Delcam shows milling a deep slot with a tool 0.8 mm in diameter. Machining conditions are 40,000 rpm, 1,181 ipm and 0.1 mm depth of cut. For more on milling at extreme tool length-to-diameter ratios, see the video under “Editor Picks” at right.

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