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Speed & Feed Data for High Speed End Mills
Starting Point Speed & Feed Ranges

Material Type: Aluminum Alloy - Wrought
Condition: Solution Treated and Aged
Grade: 6061-T6
Brinell: 75-150 Rb

Peripheral Machining

Axial Depth (A.D.) = Dia. X 1.5 Max.

Radial
Depth
(R.D.)
Ratio
Surface Feet per Minute (S.F.P.M.)
Finishing End Mill
Roughing End Mill
STD.
TiN.
TiCN.
STD.
TiN.
TiCN.
DIA./16
800
920
1040
960
1152
1344
DIA./8
600
690
780
720
864
1008
DIA./4
500
575
650
600
720
840
DIA./2
400
460
520
480
576
672

Feed per Tooth (F.P.T.) by Diameter
Note: Increase F.P.T. by 25% to 35% for 60 Degree end mills
Note: Increase F.P.T. by 25% for TiCN coating.
1/4"
3/8"
1/2"
5/8"
3/4"
7/8"
1." & Up
.0030
.0045
.0060
.0075
.0090
.0105
.0120
.0025
.0038
.0050
.0063
.0075
.0088
.0100
.0020
.0030
.0040
.0050
.0060
.0070
.0080
.0015
.0023
.0030
.0038
.0045
.0053
.0060




Slot Machining

Radial Depth (R.D.) = Tool Dia.

Axial
Depth
(A.D.)
Ratio
Surface Feet per Minute (S.F.P.M.)
Finishing End Mill
Roughing End Mill
STD.
TiN.
TiCN.
STD.
TiN.
TiCN.
DIA./8
475
546
618
570
684
798
DIA./4
425
489
553
510
612
714
DIA./2
375
431
488
450
540
630
DIA./1
325
374
423
390
468
546

Feed per Tooth (F.P.T.) by Diameter
Note: Increase F.P.T. by 25% to 35% for 60 Degree end mills
Note: Increase F.P.T. by 25% for TiCN coating.
1/4"
3/8"
1/2"
5/8"
3/4"
7/8"
1." & Up
.0030
.0045
.0060
.0075
.0090
.0105
.0120
.0025
.0038
.0050
.0063
.0075
.0088
.0100
.0020
.0030
.0040
.0050
.0060
.0070
.0080
.0015
.0023
.0030
.0038
.0045
.0053
.0060

   

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