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Forum: Cutting various materials - bit selection, feeds, speeds Sun 11 June 2017, 02:31
Replies: 5
Views: 2,540
Posted By Andrew_standen
Yes I'm concerned about the fibre glass. Will try...

Yes I'm concerned about the fibre glass. Will try one of those leitz 1/2" PCD compression spirals and see what happens.. the PCD should last.. but as the core is so soft will drop the rpm down and...
Forum: Cutting various materials - bit selection, feeds, speeds Fri 09 June 2017, 13:25
Replies: 5
Views: 2,540
Posted By Andrew_standen
B15 Marine Fire Resistant Material

Hi. Has anyone cut any B15 fire resistant material on their machines. Just looking for some help on feeds and speeds


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Forum: Introduce yourself and start planning Fri 09 June 2017, 13:06
Replies: 6
Views: 1,590
Posted By Andrew_standen
Welcome...

Welcome...
Forum: Introduce yourself and start planning Fri 09 June 2017, 13:05
Replies: 7
Views: 1,826
Posted By Andrew_standen
Hi Dangle If your ever down this end look...

Hi Dangle

If your ever down this end look me up. Always willing to help if I can.
Good luck with your build.
Forum: MechMates already cutting Sun 12 March 2017, 17:14
Replies: 89
Views: 19,481
Posted By Andrew_standen
That's look really nice. Thanks for the update.

That's look really nice. Thanks for the update.
Forum: MechMates already cutting Sun 12 March 2017, 17:07
Replies: 26
Views: 7,008
Posted By Andrew_standen
Looks good. Will be interested to see how you...

Looks good.
Will be interested to see how you get along with the hold down set up.
Good luck
Forum: MechMates already cutting Tue 07 March 2017, 08:38
Replies: 26
Views: 7,008
Posted By Andrew_standen
Well that is good news. Now your making a real...

Well that is good news.
Now your making a real mess ( dust that is ) lol.
What CAM are you using ?
Andrew
Forum: MechMates already cutting Mon 06 March 2017, 11:51
Replies: 26
Views: 7,008
Posted By Andrew_standen
It looks like spindle direction to me, just as...

It looks like spindle direction to me, just as David said.
Check that first.
A single flute compression spiral will cut well at 17000 rpm 2500mm with 12mm depth of pass. I use the onsrud 60-152MW....
Forum: MechMates already cutting Fri 10 February 2017, 05:08
Replies: 26
Views: 7,008
Posted By Andrew_standen
Another in the UK. ..looks neat Bob. Did you...

Another in the UK. ..looks neat Bob.
Did you buy it within the UK?

Many days of fun to be had cutting all sorts of stuff no doubt.

Best regards Andrew ( Mudeford. Dorset )
Forum: Introduce yourself and start planning Mon 19 December 2016, 08:54
Replies: 4
Views: 2,824
Posted By Andrew_standen
Have fun, because it will all be over too soon,...

Have fun, because it will all be over too soon, then its work work work.
Knee deep in sawdust.

Enjoy.
Forum: Introduce yourself and start planning Wed 05 October 2016, 03:04
Replies: 5
Views: 2,101
Posted By Andrew_standen
Welcome Smiffy. If I can help just pm me. Had...

Welcome Smiffy.
If I can help just pm me.
Had my machine up and running since July 2013..
Still running strong.
Cheers
Andrew
Forum: Cutting various materials - bit selection, feeds, speeds Sat 13 August 2016, 16:06
Replies: 9
Views: 4,839
Posted By Andrew_standen
I'm still amazed at what I can do at home. The...

I'm still amazed at what I can do at home.
The machines at work have pressure mats. Laser beams. Skirts and brushes around the heads. It's difficult to see what they are doing.
Ok. Granted they...
Forum: Cutting various materials - bit selection, feeds, speeds Fri 12 August 2016, 22:42
Replies: 9
Views: 4,839
Posted By Andrew_standen
We run alphacam advanced router 2016r2 via...

We run alphacam advanced router 2016r2 via woodwop5 on a weeke machine.
it's a helical cut.
The cutter does not retract between passes.
More of a spiral plunge. It's 3 rotations at the end of...
Forum: Cutting various materials - bit selection, feeds, speeds Mon 08 August 2016, 05:42
Replies: 9
Views: 4,839
Posted By Andrew_standen
I've done this many times before. 25mm birch...

I've done this many times before.
25mm birch plywood.
2.2kw water cooled spindle.
1/4 inch 2 flute compression spiral tool 6mm dia
15000rpm feed down 3000( 118 inches ) cut feed 4000( 157 inches...
Forum: The Show Room Mon 09 May 2016, 12:05
Replies: 4
Views: 2,265
Posted By Andrew_standen
https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-26m69vHpTHE/VzD...

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-26m69vHpTHE/VzDQqtEWz6I/AAAAAAAAAfM/2KtFQ0B53esQA4cpCPNa9cq7CdqvhzIbQCHM/s1280/upload_-1
Forum: The Show Room Mon 09 May 2016, 11:52
Replies: 4
Views: 2,265
Posted By Andrew_standen
my wife calls it the cabin

Finished our bedroom at last.
Headboard is 7mm walnut faced plywood.
cut with 2 flute compression spiral. 3 mm dia.
15000rpm feed 4000mm. First pass 6mm deep.
In total. 26mins.
A light sand...
Forum: The Show Room Mon 09 May 2016, 11:45
Replies: 21
Views: 6,891
Posted By Andrew_standen
Nice work

Nice work
Forum: MechMates already cutting Tue 29 March 2016, 17:12
Replies: 215
Views: 39,588
Posted By Andrew_standen
Congratulations from number 109

Congratulations
from number 109
Forum: MechMates already cutting Fri 05 February 2016, 11:34
Replies: 74
Views: 11,845
Posted By Andrew_standen
Well I'm up and running again... been 6 months.....

Well I'm up and running again... been 6 months.. Moved to Dorset...built a 6mtr by 5mtr workshop in my garden and moved the machine in over Christmas.. now busy cutting a dolls house for a grand...
Forum: MechMates already cutting Fri 05 February 2016, 11:28
Replies: 6
Views: 1,990
Posted By Andrew_standen
Congratulations David. Now you can make dust......

Congratulations David. Now you can make dust... lots of it
Cheers
Andrew
Forum: Cutting various materials - bit selection, feeds, speeds Mon 12 October 2015, 07:00
Replies: 16
Views: 4,212
Posted By Andrew_standen
We use Amana tools quite a lot. We cut all our...

We use Amana tools quite a lot. We cut all our Mdf and Tricoya with pcd's. They work well.
We also use a lot of Leitz tools.
just wanted to say if you are having problems with laminate use a pcd...
Forum: Cutting various materials - bit selection, feeds, speeds Sat 10 October 2015, 14:44
Replies: 16
Views: 4,212
Posted By Andrew_standen
I had all sorts of problems cutting melamine at...

I had all sorts of problems cutting melamine at work. All went well for four or five sheets then chipping started as the cutter dulled. We used 5 cutters a month...at 35 pounds a cutter....Tried many...
Forum: MechMates already cutting Sat 10 October 2015, 14:28
Replies: 68
Views: 14,733
Posted By Andrew_standen
Congratulations. .

Congratulations. .
Forum: Construction started, but not cutting yet Sat 26 September 2015, 15:46
Replies: 16
Views: 4,993
Posted By Andrew_standen
Good luck with the build. It will go faster...

Good luck with the build.
It will go faster than you think...enjoy.
Forum: 50. Toolheads Mon 11 May 2015, 09:33
Replies: 30
Views: 7,780
Posted By Andrew_standen
I cut 19mm marine ply in two passes 6mm dia...

I cut 19mm marine ply in two passes 6mm dia single flute compression spiral (Onsrud 60-152), first pass -12mm 17000 rpm 3000mm feed 0.5mm offset, second pass -19.5mm 17000 rpm 3000mm feed zero...
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