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Ball nose end mills are a type of milling cutter used in machining applications. It is made of high-speed steel or carbide and has a hemispherical tip which is capable of creating rounded contours, grooves, and 3D shapes on a workpiece. Ball nose end mills are used for creating intricate shapes and contours in many machining processes, from producing molds and dies to even complex parts.
The diameter of a ball nose end mill ranges from a few millimeters to several centimeters. It can be used for roughing and finishing operations. It is important to note that the material, depth of cut, spindle speed, and feed rate must all be considered when using a ball nose end mill. By selecting and using an end mill properly, higher quality of machining results and increased productivity can be achieved.
Carbide ball nose end mills are popular for machining applications due to the many advantages they offer when compared to other types of end mills. These include:
Hardness, which makes them ideal for cutting and machining tough materials such as steel, stainless steel and titanium. Even when exposed to high temperatures and high speed cutting, carbide end mills are able to maintain their sharp cutting edges.
Precision, thanks to their high rigidity and low deflection, providing accuracy when shaping and contouring with tight tolerances.
Longevity, enduring high speed cutting, heavy loads and still maintaining its sharp edge. This makes them a more cost-effective choice for machining applications.
Versatility, available in a wide range of sizes and shapes, allowing for various machining applications ranging from flat surfaces to complex 3D shapes and contours.
Coatings, such as titanium nitride (TiN), titanium carbonitride (TiCN) and aluminum titanium nitride (AlTiN). This enhances the end mill's performance, wear resistance, reduces friction and evacuation of chips.
The technical parameters of a ball nose end mill can vary depending on the specific application and the manufacturer, but some of the common parameters include:
Ball nose end mills are versatile tools that can be used to machine a wide range of materials. These tools are especially useful for metals, plastics, composites, wood, ceramics, and even glass.
Ball nose end mills are often used to machine metals such as aluminum, copper, brass, and steel. They can easily produce smooth finishes, tight tolerances, and complex shapes and contours in these materials.
Plastics, such as acrylic, polycarbonate, and nylon, can also be machined using ball nose end mills. This type of tool can be used to produce intricate cuts and shapes without causing damage.
Ball nose end mills can also be used to machine composite materials such as carbon fiber and fiberglass. They can cut these materials without causing delamination or other types of damage.
Wood and other soft materials can also be machined using ball nose end mills. These are often used in the manufacturing of furniture, cabinetry, and other wooden products.
Ceramics such as alumina, zirconia, and silicon nitride can be machined efficiently using ball nose end mills. These tools are able to cut these materials with high precision and without causing cracking or chipping.
Finally, although it requires specialized tools and techniques, ball nose end mills can be used to machine glass. This capabilities of these tools allow them to create intricate patterns and shapes on glass surfaces.
SUPAL High Precision 45° Carbide Double Flute Ball Nose End Mill for Wood
SUPAL Ball Nose End Mill is specially designed for machining wood. It is a double flute ball nose end mill with a cutting edge angle of 45°. The cutting edge length is 15mm and the overall length is 50mm. It is made of high-quality carbide and coated with TiAlN for superior cutting performance.
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The Ball Nose End Mill is packed in a sealed box and shipped in a cardboard carton with foam inserts for extra protection.
The packaging is designed to protect the product from moisture and dust during transit.
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