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  1. #1
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    Sep 2017

    Aluminum molds

    Hello guys! new to the CNC world, but I'm picking it up quickly. I have a quick questions on end mill selections, for milling 6061 anyone have any advice for the types of end mills, coatings, etc...

  2. #2
    Join Date
    May 2006

    Re: Aluminum molds

    Simply call the end mill supplier of your choice, for a recommendation
    Stick with most basic until the job needs dictate fancy coatings
    Pretty much any H.S.S 2 flute basic grind works with 6061
    Been doing this too long

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