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Acrylic Cutting Tools: 4 Strategies for Milling Acrylic

DATRON Acrylic Cutting Tools are made of solid carbide and designed with acute cutting angles and polished flutes for optimized acrylic milling.

I often hear machinists complain about the difficulties in milling acrylic. Their problems range from chipping, melting, “bird nesting” (the gathering of material around the cutting edge of the tool) and not being able to achieve clear, see-through surfaces and edges. Even seasoned manufacturers who have perfected the milling of acrylic, often through the use […]

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