Chason Thompson

Tooling and Applications Specialist
Quickmill Inc.
60 Rye St.
Peterborough, ON K9J 6W9

Phone: 800-295-0509

Plate milling 101 -

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Plate milling 101

July 5, 2011 | By Chason Thompson

Heavy plate fabricators drill and mill plate to achieve tight tolerances. But these metal cutting tools exert significant forces on the workpiece vibration, particularly in large workpieces such as plate. When machining in general and especially in large plate, three major factors work together: cutting tool selection, milling strategy, and workpiece setup.

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