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Techniques for more effective 3-axis surface milling of molds & dies

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High Speed Machining is a broad topic that covers many roughing and finishing strategies, primarily in mold and die applications but increasingly in other industries as well. Explore some specific surface milling techniques that can improve cutting action, provide better surface finish, and speed up cutting.


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Learn how to efficiently cut 3D surfaces with high quality:

  • Consider the tool loading
  • Fit the pattern to the geometry
  • Eliminate air cutting
  • Use the shortest tools possible


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About the Presenter


Holder.jpg Derek has been focused on PLM CAM software, in one way or another, since 1992, which sounds like a very long time. He's written posts, done implementation and training, served as a product manager, and as a marketer. It has all been fun - he's met a lot of interesting people and seen a lot of interesting machine shops.


Derek Hart
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