Instructions: Fill in the blocks shaded in blue with the appropriate information. The calculator will automatically provide the necessary speed and feed in the green fields. For assistance setting up your milling program, contact a Dapra applications specialist or call (800) 243-3344.
Click here to download a chart of recommended EDGE² DTB cutting speeds and feeds (PDF).
Maximum cutting diameter:
Number of inserts in the cutter:
Maximum spindle speed of the milling machine:
Recommended cutting speed (surface feet):
Axial depth of cut (DOC):
Radial width of cut/stepover (WOC):
Feed per tooth (desired chip thickness):
Required spindle speed:
Spindle speed (adjusted for machine maximum):
Actual chip thickness due to chip thinning:
Compensation factor for average chip thickness:
Feed per tooth, adjusted for chip thinning:
Feed rate adjusted to true chip thickness:
Feed rate adjusted to width of cut:
Metal removal rate width adjusted feed:
Remember, your job is our job! We're here to help you choose the correct tooling, inserts and operating parameters to maximize your efficiency and productivity.