Geometries At Work

Author CTE Staff
Published
May 01,2003 - 12:00pm

Optimize edge and insert placement in facemill and endmill cutters.

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Related Glossary Terms

  • endmill

    endmill

    Milling cutter held by its shank that cuts on its periphery and, if so configured, on its free end. Takes a variety of shapes (single- and double-end, roughing, ballnose and cup-end) and sizes (stub, medium, long and extra-long). Also comes with differing numbers of flutes.

  • facemill

    facemill

    Milling cutter for cutting flat surfaces.

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