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Example of copper and ceramic machining with PCD spiral flute end mill

Example of copper and ceramic machining with PCD spiral flute end mill

Example of copper and ceramic machining with PCD spiral flute end mill

High-quality machining of copper – High-quality machining with PCD ball end mill

Machine used: HS430L manufactured by Sodick Co., Ltd.
Material: Copper

ti02_img07Machining time
Roughing: 42min
Finishing: 1h27min

Finishing conditions
Spindle rotational frequency (S) : 40,000min-1
Feed speed (F) : 2,400mm/min
Cutting (axial/radial direction) : 0.02mm

Tools used
Roughing: Carbide ball end mill R 2.0
Finishing: PCD ball end mill R 1.0

Ceramic machining – Ceramic machining with PCD ball end mill

A spiral flute form of PCD (diamond sintered compact), which is difficult to fabricate has been made available!!ti02_img08

Machining setup
Tool used DBE‐2100(R1)
Work material High-purity sintered alumina (HRC77 or equivalent)
Size 20×30×10 (㎜)
Machine used HS430L manufactured by Sodick Co., Ltd.
Rotational frequency 20.000min-1
Feed 1.000㎜/min
Z cutting 0.008㎜
Accuracy of finished surface Ra 0.4932μm
Roughing Electroplated diamond grindstone
Features
The spiral flute shape provides high-efficient machining and long life. Applicable work materials include non-ferrous metals, glass, and ceramics.
The combination of electrical discharge and grinding offers high accuracy. (An R accuracy inspection sheet accompanies each mill.)

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