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SFM to RPM output on lathe centerline drilling?

Valued Contributor
Valued Contributor

For turning I set all of the drills to go at about 350 sfm. I am hoping there is a way in NX that I can say that I want my drill to go 350 sfm, and output the converted RPM for me. Right now I have to convert sfm to rpm myself and type in the RPM. It gets annoying to change drills.

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Re: SFM to RPM output on lathe centerline drilling?

Esteemed Contributor
Esteemed Contributor

In theory, you could do something with the post, but you need to get the "correct" diameter to use (as SFM is usually calculated at the tool tip, and with lathe drilling, the tool tip is usually at X0)


Ken Akerboom Sr CAx Systems Engr, Moog, Inc.
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