Artistic milling

CNC artistic applications including but not limited to sculptures, engrave, 3d puzzle, cardboard furniture, planes, models
LollyPop
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Artistic milling

Postby LollyPop » Sat Oct 03, 2015 5:38 pm

Hello everyone..
I would like to ask the following:
a) how to mill a pocket leaving the top outside edges without burs. And when cutting an outside profile ??

b) The quickest way in for directing the spindle in cambam around the top outside edge of a profile so as to engage quick clean up.

Thanks in advance

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concernedmachinist
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Re: Artistic milling

Postby concernedmachinist » Sat Oct 03, 2015 5:50 pm

Let the cutter motion be anticlockwise for the outside pocket and vice versa for inside profile, such that cutting edge will be facing the
oncoming work edge.

The7umper
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Re: Artistic milling

Postby The7umper » Sat Oct 03, 2015 5:59 pm

The one that ConcernedMachinist is talking about is called Conventional Milling. If you were to try Climb Milling it would give you very neat edges though it would require your machine to have rigidity and minimum backlash.

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Flagship
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Re: Artistic milling

Postby Flagship » Sun Oct 18, 2015 11:39 pm

So, which one do you recommend The7umper? Is it climb milling or conventional milling..?

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novelshy
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Re: Artistic milling

Postby novelshy » Sun Nov 08, 2015 8:18 pm

Conventional milling should work best for you.


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