Series SC End Mills

Recommended Speeds & Feeds

The speeds & feeds recommended are for starting points. New Tech can offer technical support on high speed machining and horsepower. For extreme machining (high speed roughing, high speed finishing, 3D machining) contact New Tech Cutting Tools for recommendations.

Chip Load Chart End Mill Diameter Aluminum & Plastics Copper

2-Flute Speed
450 - 1200 SFM

3-Flute Speed
450 - 1200 SFM

2-Flute Speed
200 - 600 SFM

3-Flute Speed
200 - 600 SFM

RPM

IPM

RPM

IPM

RPM

IPM

RPM

IPM
.0003 - .0008 1/8 MAX 15 - 100 MAX 22 - 125 6110 - MAX 8 - 50 6110 - MAX 12 - 65
.0004 - .0012 3/16 9,170 - MAX 20 - 125 9,170 - MAX 30 - 135 4,080 - 12,000 8 - 50 4,080 - 12,000 12 - 65
.0005 - .0015 1/4 6,880 - MAX 25 - 130 6,880 - MAX 30 - 135 3,060 - 9,170 10 - 50 3,060 - 9,170 15 - 75
.0010 - .0050 3/8 4580 - 12,000 25 - 140 4,580 - 12,000 35 - 150 2,040 - 6,110 10 - 50 2,040 - 6,110 15 - 75
.0012 - .0055 7/16 3,930 - 10,500 30 - 150 3,930 - 10,500 35 - 150 1,750 - 5,250 15 - 60 1,750 - 5,250 18 - 75
.0020 - .0070 1/2 3,440 - 9,170 30 - 150 3,440 - 9,170 35 - 160 1,530 - 4,590 15 - 60 1,530 - 4,590 18 - 75
.0020 - .0080 9/16 3,060 - 8,150 30 - 160 3,060 - 8,150 40 - 180 1,360 - 4,080 15 - 65 1,360 - 4,080 20 - 75
.0025 - .0100 5/8 2,750 - 7,340 30 - 160 2,750 - 7,340 40 - 180 1,220 - 3,670 15 - 65 1,220 - 3,670 20 - 75
.0030 - .0150 3/4 2,290 - 6,110 30 - 165 2,290 - 6,110 40 - 185 1,020 - 3,060 18 - 75 1,020 - 3,060 25 - 85
.0020 - .0150 7/8 1,970 - 5,240 30 - 165 1,970 - 5,240
40 - 185 870 - 2,620 18 - 75 870 - 2,620 25 - 85
.0030 - .0160 1 1,720 - 4,590 30 - 170 1,720 - 4,590 40 - 195 770 - 2,290 18 - 75 770 - 2,290 25 - 95
.0030 - .0160 1-1/4 1,375 - 3,660 30 - 170 1,375 - 3,660 40 - 195 600 - 1,830 18 - 75 600 - 1,830 25 - 90