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Force, Torque, and Power

Calculate tangential Force, Torque, and Machining Power for Slotting Applications.

 

Conversion of Workpiece Material Rockwell (Optional)

Skip this step if you already know the Brinell hardness number(HB)
 
 

Characteristics of Workpiece Materials

HB
PSI N/mm 2
 

Slot Mill Nomenclature

in. mm
 

Machining Conditions

sfm m/mm
in. (WOC) mm (WOC)
in. (DOC) mm. (DOC)
in. IPT (chip load) mm
   
Most Common Workpiece Materials W/D ratios:
W/D < = 0.66 0.66 < W/D < 1.0 W/D = 1.0
Aluminum alloys 1.0 1.05 1.1
Carbon and alloy steels 1.0 1.15 1.3
Cast irons 1.0 1.15 1.3
Titanium alloys 1.0 1.20 1.4
Stainless steel, High-temperature alloys 2.0 2.15 2.3
   
Direct Belt Drive .9
Back Gear Drive .75
Geared Head Drive .7-.8
Oil - Hydraulic Drive .6-.9
 

Calculated Machining Conditions

RPM
IPM (no productivity formula) mm/min (no productivity formula)
in. (chip load at the cut) mm/min (chip load at the cut)
IPM (with productivity formula) mm/min (with productivity formula)
MRR cm3/min
MRR(no productivity formula) cm3/min(no productivity formula)
in.2 mm2

Calculated Force, Torque, and Required Power

in -lb N
in ft -lb N-cm N-m

Machining Power

HPc kW
hp kW

These calculations are based upon theoretical values and are only intended for planning purposes. Actual results will vary. No responsibility from Kennametal is assumed.