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Speeds & feeds are starting recommendations only. Factors such as machine, fixture and tooling rigidity, horsepower available, coolant application and others will affect the performance significantly. Please read machine operators instructions and use all safety shields and glasses before performing these operations. Use these charts for carbide tipped keyseat cutters.
KEYSEAT CUTTER SPEEDS & FEEDS
Carbide Tipped
IPM is based on catalog standards only using the mid SFPM and a 0.002 IPT chip load as a starting point. For all other conditions use the following formulas to calculate RPM and IPM from the ranges listed in the material group and brinell hardness section as a starting point.