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The Official ShowDaily for IMTS 2018

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End Mills Achieve Greater Depth of Cut in Aluminum

With so much happening in a busy show year between NPE2018 and Amerimold 2018, MoldMaking Technology is revisiting some of the technology that was on display. In case you missed it: At IMTS 2018: RobbJack has its FMHV two- and three-flute end mills, which are designed for high-horsepower, high-velocity aluminum aerospace machining.

RobbJack’s FMHV two- and three-flute end mills are designed for high-horsepower, high-velocity aluminum aerospace machining. The company says its Mirror edge geometry progressively reduces vibration at greater Z-depths of cut. Anti-pullout shank technology prevents tools from pulling out of the holder.  Well-suited for high-speed machining of deep pockets and thin walls, the tools are available with through-coolant holes and a DLC coating that extends tool life in roughing applications. Overall length and reach length are designed to maximize gripping force in tight-tolerance toolholders. The company reports that a 1" diameter, three-flute FMHV with through-coolant holes and DLC coating can achieve a peak metal-removal rate of 713 ipm3 (72 lbs of 7075 aluminum per min.).

Learn, Network, and Grow with a Stop at the Top Shops Booth

Designed for all sizes of shops and manufacturing facilities, the Top Shops booth in the North Building Lobby has unique features you don’t want to miss, including:
  • Interactive display of parts crafted by past Top Shops
  • Lounge area near Starbucks for recharging and connection
  • And more!