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  PCD Machining parameters
  Typical Machining Parameters using DR-PCD Tool Inserts

 

 

Turnning Workpiece Material
Speed  (m/min)
Feed (mm/min)
Typical Depth of Cut (mm)
 Aluminium Alloys, Copper,  Brass and their Allows
300 - 1000
0.05 - 0.5
up to 10.0
 Metal Matrix Composites
100 - 300 reducing with Si
0.05 - 0.5
up to 10.0
 Sintered Tungsten Carbide  (using 9.5 mm rounds)
10 - 30 increasing with Co
up to 25%
0.05 - 0.5
up to 2.0
 Green Tungsten Carbide
50 - 200
0.1 - 0.5
up to 5.0
 Glass / Carbon Fibre  re-inforced  plastics
100 - 600
0.05 - 0.5
up to 5.0
 Ceramics
100 - 600
up to 2.0
up to 2.0
 Milling Workpiece Material
 Aluminium Alloys
500 - 300
0.1 - 0.5
up to 5.0
 Metal Matrix Composites
 100 - 500 reducing with Si
0.1 - 0.2
up to 5.0
 Copper, Brass and their allows 
200 - 1000
0.1 - 0.5
up to 2.0
 Chipboard and Fibreboard
2000 - 3000
1.5 - 2.0
up to 15

 

 

 

 

 

 

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