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S-Carb
Speed & Feed Recommendations
Short,
Regular
Rw = D
1
Ad = D
1
Long Reach,
Long Flute
Rw = D
1
Ad = .5 x D
1
Short,
Regular
Rw = .5 x D
1
Ad = 1.5 x D
1
Long Reach,
Long Flute
Rw = .5 x D
1
Ad = D
1
Short, Regular,
Long Reach
Rw = .05 x D
1
Ad = L
2
Long Flute,
Extra Long Flute
Rw = .02 x D
1
Ad = L
2
S-CARB
(
FRACTIONAL)
Cut
Speed
Feed (inch/flute)
Type
sfm
1/8
1/4
3/8
1/2
3/4
1
ALUMINUM ALLOY
2024, 5052, 5086,
6061, 6063, 7075
Slot
1600
0.0009
0.0025
0.0045
0.0060
0.0070
0.0085
Profile
2000
0.0009
0.0025
0.0045
0.0060
0.0070
0.0085
Light
3300
0.0021
0.0055
0.0105
0.0140
0.0165
0.0195
ALUMINUMDIE CAST ALLOY
High Silicon
A-390, A-392, B-390
Slot
600
0.0009
0.0025
0.0045
0.0060
0.0070
0.0085
Profile
750
0.0009
0.0025
0.0045
0.0060
0.0070
0.0085
Light
1240
0.0021
0.0055
0.0105
0.0140
0.0165
0.0195
COPPER ALLOY
Aluminum Bronze, Muntz Brass,
Naval Brass, Red Brass
Slot
865
0.0008
0.0020
0.0040
0.0050
0.0060
0.0070
Profile
1080
0.0008
0.0020
0.0040
0.0050
0.0060
0.0070
Light
1780
0.0017
0.0045
0.0085
0.0115
0.0140
0.0160
COPPER ALLOY
Beryllium Copper, C110,
Manganese Bronze, Tin Bronze
Slot
345
0.0008
0.0020
0.0040
0.0050
0.0060
0.0070
Profile
430
0.0008
0.0020
0.0040
0.0050
0.0060
0.0070
Light
710
0.0017
0.0045
0.0085
0.0115
0.0140
0.0160
PLASTIC
ABS, Polycarbonate,
PVC, Polypropylene
Slot
1600
0.0015
0.0040
0.0075
0.0100
0.0120
0.0140
Profile
2000
0.0015
0.0040
0.0075
0.0100
0.0120
0.0140
Light
3300
0.0034
0.0090
0.0170
0.0230
0.0275
0.0320
S-CARB
(
METRIC)
Cut
Speed
Feed (mm/flute)
Type
m/min
3
6
10
12
20
25
ALUMINUM ALLOY
2024, 5052, 5086,
6061, 6063, 7075
Slot
490
0.022
0.060
0.120
0.144
0.187
0.213
Profile
610
0.022
0.060
0.120
0.144
0.187
0.213
Light
1005
0.050
0.132
0.280
0.336
0.440
0.488
ALUMINUM DIE CAST ALLOY
High Silicon
A-390, A-392, B-390
Slot
185
0.022
0.060
0.120
0.144
0.187
0.213
Profile
230
0.022
0.060
0.120
0.144
0.187
0.213
Light
380
0.050
0.132
0.280
0.336
0.440
0.488
COPPER ALLOY
Aluminum Bronze, Muntz Brass,
Naval Brass, Red Brass
Slot
265
0.019
0.048
0.107
0.120
0.160
0.175
Profile
330
0.019
0.048
0.107
0.120
0.160
0.175
Light
545
0.041
0.108
0.227
0.276
0.373
0.400
COPPER ALLOY
Beryllium Copper, C110,
Manganese Bronze, Tin Bronze
Slot
105
0.019
0.048
0.107
0.120
0.160
0.175
Profile
130
0.019
0.048
0.107
0.120
0.160
0.175
Light
215
0.041
0.108
0.227
0.276
0.373
0.400
PLASTIC
ABS, Polycarbonate,
PVC, Polypropylene
Slot
490
0.036
0.096
0.200
0.240
0.320
0.350
Profile
610
0.036
0.096
0.200
0.240
0.320
0.350
Light
1005
0.082
0.216
0.453
0.552
0.733
0.800
rpm = sfm x 3.82 / D
1
rpm = (1000 x m/min) / (3.14 x D
1
)
ipm = (inch/flute) x no. of flutes x rpm
mm/min = (mm/flute) x no. of flutes x rpm
-
maximum recommended depths shown
-
finish cuts typically require reduced feed
and cutting depths of .02 x D
1
maximum
-
refer to the SGS Tool Wizard for more
complete technical information
(
available at
)
CUT TYPE
SLOT
PROFILE
LIGHT