Slot milling demo

Published Date
June 05, 2013 - 04:00:pm

An Iscar ¼ " solid-carbide FINISHED endmill reduced cycle time from more than 6.5 hours to 8 minutes when slotting an A-36 steel oil pan at SFI.

Related Glossary Terms

  • 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.

  • slotting


    Machining, normally milling, that creates slots, grooves and similar recesses in workpieces, including T-slots and dovetails.