Trying to machine some stainless 304 and having all sorts of issues.
I have to cut a chunk out of it at a depth of 16mm.
I'm having reasonable results with a 12mm 4F carbide endmill at 1250rpm, full depth, 1mm step over and 600mm/min feed rate.
I'm sure there's a better way.
I have a HSS 16mm router, but haven't used one so not sure what to do with it.
Can anyone advise. For your info I have a Haas VF2 10k spindle.
If your are using a coated endmill, .5 mm stepover .25mm ipt 3000 rpm
watch what can be done with stainless at
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