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Old April 1st, 2018, 11:33 PM   #29
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Originally Posted by quantoo View Post
john down the road from me has been letting me use the mill and lathe for motorcycle parts.Im trying for 2 wheels at a time when i make up a mandrel.
What speed and feed works best for turning a 96 ish wheel ferocious?

Generally with plastics higher speed & feed is best. Too slow on either and you put too much heat into the substrate and it wants to melt instead of cut.
I cut my wheels at 760rpm and .002 per revolution feed.
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