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0.001" end mill
« on: February 12, 2019, 08:26:02 PM »
Got a date with this bad Larry tomorrow.....I'll let you know how long it takes for me to break it.... :lolb:

I only have 5....

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Re: 0.001" end mill
« Reply #1 on: February 12, 2019, 08:29:48 PM »
.001 or .002 flute length?
How are you planning to set the tool length offset without breaking it before you even turn the machine on?

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Re: 0.001" end mill
« Reply #2 on: February 12, 2019, 08:34:07 PM »
 :o
What in the world would you ever use it on???

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Re: 0.001" end mill
« Reply #3 on: February 12, 2019, 08:35:18 PM »
We have a high resolution video microscope.  I'll use that for tool offset.

For touch off, I have the same camera that took that picture....it's the speed thats the problem..even at 10000 rpm...im no where near fast enough

LOC is 0.0015"

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Re: 0.001" end mill
« Reply #4 on: February 12, 2019, 08:36:38 PM »
:o
What in the world would you ever use it on???

 John

All I can say is, it's NOT a model engine....

Work....
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Re: 0.001" end mill
« Reply #5 on: February 12, 2019, 08:39:28 PM »
Never mind what you have to do with it, I want to see the machine that made the cutter ;)

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Re: 0.001" end mill
« Reply #6 on: February 12, 2019, 08:41:13 PM »
Should work to carve a helmet for your pet flea!   :o

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Re: 0.001" end mill
« Reply #7 on: February 12, 2019, 08:43:21 PM »
Never mind what you have to do with it, I want to see the machine that made the cutter ;)

Yeah no kidding!   Look at that perfectly split 2 flute with center clearance....and yes that's 0.001" OD....the radius at the center has got to be less than 0.0002"....so probably a fine grit diamond or CBN wheel

I know it's CNC ground.

That is at 225X magnification by the way.....

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Re: 0.001" end mill
« Reply #8 on: February 12, 2019, 08:43:43 PM »
Should work to carve a helmet for your pet flea!   :o

Wouldn't fit....too small!
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Re: 0.001" end mill
« Reply #9 on: February 12, 2019, 10:43:55 PM »
What are you using that cutter on? What machine and what material? Who makes those cutters? Really interesting stuff.

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Re: 0.001" end mill
« Reply #10 on: February 12, 2019, 11:05:30 PM »
Please tell us more! I've never dreamed that one could be so small...

It's a George Britnell cutter.. to go with his huge penny... :lolb:

I've never even seen a drill bit close to that small :o :o

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Re: 0.001" end mill
« Reply #11 on: February 12, 2019, 11:08:08 PM »
Smallest I have ever used are 0.5 mm dental style.  This is 19 times smaller! Yikes.

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Re: 0.001" end mill
« Reply #12 on: February 13, 2019, 12:39:47 AM »
Pricey little buggers I bet. Hope the boss was paying for them  :lolb:

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Re: 0.001" end mill
« Reply #13 on: February 13, 2019, 12:45:17 AM »
I'd love to see the machine that makes those.

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Re: 0.001" end mill
« Reply #14 on: February 13, 2019, 12:50:33 AM »
Im machining a small fluidic device.   Thats all i can say about it.   Theyre about $50 each.   No i didnt pay for it. :lolb:

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