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By Otter

September 1, 2014, 9:30 pm

6063-t5 aluminum data

Could you add 6063-t5 aluminum to the specs list? I would really appreciate it! http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/6063_aluminium_alloy

I have a bunch that I obtained from Orange Aluminum http://www.orangealuminum.com/bar-stock/angles.html and I am going to use it to test the torque and HP of my Porter Cable 7518 router motor at various speeds.

I just obtained 30 2 flute, 1/8 ball end mills for the purpose so I am not scared to break a few. http://www.ebay.com/itm/140444566442?_trksid=p2059210.m2749.l2649&ssPageName=STRK%3AMEBIDX%3AIT I will have to test them, but they appear to be much better made than I was suspecting they would be. For ~$1.30 each though, I consider it a license to test the limits. I am going to proceed as if I am cutting 6061-T6 since you have it listed, but to accurately gauge the ideal feed rates in general, I will need the best data I can get.

I tried to figure out a simple pattern to test a range of materials, including wood with it's potentially difficult grain. So I wanted angular cuts with grain, across grain and at angles. This gave me an 8 pointed star as an ideal point and line test. I also wanted smooth transition through the angles, so I put a circle in the center. I had to laugh, the end result of the test will be a bunch of small Ninja Stars. (Shuriken) Attached is the G code for the test.

Thanks,

Bob

Shuriken Test.txt Shuriken Test.txt

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Eldar Gerfanov

September 1, 2014, 10:57 pm

Will sure add that.

please do let me know how your testing goes.

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Eldar Gerfanov

September 4, 2014, 3:17 pm

Okay.

Aluminum 6063 has been added.

Thank you!

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Otter

September 10, 2014, 12:40 am

Thank you! I should be able to work out several details of my machines data from that! This weekend will be busy.

Bob

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