Re: Bit Questions From Dummie
- The ordinary, unfilled grades of delrin are no great problem to machine.
Technique is to use very sharp well polished tooling and not to run
Generates a long continuous stream of swarf leaving a nice finish.
Get too ambitious on the speed though and the tool becomes toast very
If milling with a small cutter ( 1/4 and under) it takes about a
minute of overspeed before the cutter is so blunt that it breaks.
At a sensible speed the cutter lasts for ages.
Guess how I know. Yup. Got ambitious on a rush job.