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motoxy
17-09-2012, 10:36 PM
This a is a small chart to help with those of us that are doing lighter work. Always wondering what chip load to use so this may help.



MATERIAL
CHIP LOAD
INCHES


METRIC




Minimum
Average

Minimum
Average


Solid Wood - Dense
0.006
0.015

0.1524
0.381


Solid Wood - Soft
0.008
0.02

0.2032
0.508


Particle Board
0.01
0.025

0.254
0.635


MDF
0.008
0.015

0.2032
0.381


Rigid Plastic
0.01
0.02

0.254
0.508


Flexible Plastic
0.015
0.025

0.381
0.635


Aluminum
0.002
0.009

0.0508
0.2286



Bruce

irving2008
17-09-2012, 11:05 PM
This one is also useful: http://www.vortextool.com/images/chipLoadChart.pdf And gives the formula for using chip loads... at least as a starter for 10...