We have to slit around 18 slots of 2mm width on an Aluminium block with a depth of 16mm on 3 sides of the block. This is for a heat sink. We are planning to complete this in a single setting using a 80mm dia HSS slitting saw attached to our VMC spindle at right angle and run the saw on all the 3 sides.
My questions are related to spindle speed, feed and the depth of cut that I need to provide for the slitting saw. Also, I need to know how to program this using CAM software. Any help or inputs on these questions will be very useful.
Thanks in advance!
Prasad, G-Wizard will figure feeds and speeds for slitting saws. Check it out.
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