Selecting a Carbide End Mill for Aluminum Applications
Mar 01, 2007·Your machining center ideally will have spindle capabilities up to 18,000 rpm and feedrates of 200 ipm. For peripheral rough milling, the following feeds and speeds will work well as a starting point. For aluminum alloy (2024, 7075, 6061, etc.) try the following climb mill with a ½" diameter three flute coated carbide end mill for aluminum.