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Material List for Calculating Cutting Speeds

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This very useful tool is accessed from the Speed and Feed panel.

We have populated the list box with over 200 materials and over 2000 grades.
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NOTES: -The surface speeds we have entered are a starting point only!
-The values you should actually use are dependent on variables such as machine type and condition, setup rigidity, tool condition, finish required, etc.
-The best speeds and feeds to use for carbide are those provided by the insert manufacturer.
-Material condition abbreviations are described in the help file.

The selected cutting speed can be easily copied into the machining calculator.
The display can be in either the inch or metric system.
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Surface speed table for machining