The cutting speed, feed and cutting geometry should be selected so that the heat generated in machining is removed with the chips as far as possible.
- Clearance angle: 5 to 15°
- Rake angle: 0 to 15°
- Setting angle: 45 to 60°
- Cutting speed: Up to 500 m/min
- Feed: 0.1 to 0.5 mm/rev
- Cutting depth: Up to 10.0 mm
- Clearance angle: 10 to 15°
- Rake angle: 0°
- Angle of point: Approx. 110°
- Cutting speed: 50 to 100m/min
- Feed: Up to 0.7 mm/rev
- Clearance angle: Approx. 5 to 15°
- Rake angle: Approx. 10°
- Cutting speed: 500 m/min
- Feed: 0.25 mm/rev
- If possible use double edged milling cutters.
Sawing (circular saw)
- Clearance angle: Approx. 12°
- Rake angle: 8 to 12°
- Cutting speed: Approx. 3,000 m/min
- Circular saw blades with hard metal-inserted teeth and a tooth spacing of 10 to 20 mm have been found to be especially effective.
Title: Recommendations for machining PVC sheet
Description: Desirable conditions for turning, drilling, milling, and sawing solid PVC sheet.
Last Edited: 6/19/2019
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