Amana Tool 46490 Extra Long CNC 2D and 3D Carving Ball Nose 0.10 Deg Straight Angle x 1/4 Dia

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    Amana Tool Extra Long 1/4" Carving Ball Nose


    These router bits are made with an extra-long reduced shank section for deeper reach and better chip clearance. Amana Tool®'s Modern Materials Finishing Geometry (MMFG) incorporates high shear, multi-flute and ZrN coating designed for the ultimate combination of finish and tool longevity in aerospace materials. Modern-day materials present challenges to the fabricator, using these special multi-flute edge tools featuring ZrN ceramic coating addresses these challenges with a winning geometry combination. The simultaneous 3 axis motion with the appropriate software allows full 3D capability that provides sign and 3D model makers the ability to work with any material.

    Specially designed for 2D and 3D CNC profiling and carving in plastic, aluminum & wood with CNC machines. The high-shear ball nose tips cut smooth 2D and 3D contours with reduced stepping while the proprietary ZrN coating (applied by the physical vapor deposition coating process) provides high resistance to wear, sharper cutting edges, extended tool life and less friction and heat buildup. Some of Amana Tool carving tools, as you can appreciate have a very small diameter therefore any material chip-loads need to reflect that small size. It can however withstand RPM’s up to 60,000 RPMs. A directed air-blast to keep chips away along with cooling the tool and work piece are always welcome.

    Tools are manufactured with high balance that allows them to run up to 60,000 RPMs. Adjust your chip load and feed rate accordingly.

    Benefits of Zirconium Nitride (ZrN) Coating

    • Creates a harder and tougher cutting edge allows for a prolonged cutting edge life and helps to prevent the build-up of material in the flutes while cutting
    • Have the tendency to run/spin much faster than an uncoated tool
    • Optimized flute geometry and low Total Indicated Runout (TIR) guarantees clean cuts, essentially eliminates sanding and reduces chatter (where the machine or work piece vibrates) under high chip loads (when used with low TIR spindles)
    • High flute volume supports high feed rates and chip loads
    • High aspect ratio for single pass deep-reach cutting
    • Flute geometry optimized for cutting sign foam, sign board, hardwoods, thermoplastics and phenolic composites

    Milling Plastics:In a milling application, all plastics tend to behave differently so attention must be paid first and foremost to heat input, as that greatly impacts surface finish and chip control.Suggested starting spindle speed might be 18,000 RPM, there needs to be some experimenting on the part of the programmer to best find an acceptable finish.


    • A perfect bit for 3D carving
    • Precision 2D and 3D large scale carving
    • Great for deep profiling
    • Dimensional signage
    • 3D millwork
    • 2D and 3D contouring, profiling, modeling and pattern making for cabinetry, sign making, furniture making and jewelry mold making
    • Perfect for model-makers on large 3D milling profiles in abrasive EPS foam and other materials

    Excellent for cutting:

    • Acrylonitrile-Butadiene-Styrene (ABS)
    • Acrylic
    • Acrylic Stone
    • Aluminum
    • Brass
    • Bronze
    • Composite
    • Copper
    • Corian
    • Coroplast®*
    • Dibond®
    • Ethafoam***
    • Ethylene-vinyl Acetate Foam (EVA)
    • Expanded Polypropylene (EPP)**
    • Expanded Polystyrene Foam (EPS)
    • Extruded Polystyrene Foam (XPS)
    • Fiberglass
    • Fiberglass PCB Board
    • Foam Board
    • Graphite
    • High Density Polyethylene (HDPE)
    • High Density Urethane (HDU)
    • 20lbs High Density Urethane
    • Lexan™
    • MDF/HDF
    • PALFOAM™
    • Phenolics
    • Phenolic Composites
    • Plastics
    • Poly (methyl methacrylate) (PMMA)
    • Polyethylene Foam***
    • Polylam***
    • Polyurethane Foam
    • PVC
    • PVC Foam Board
    • Sign Board
    • Sign Foam
    • Titanium
    • Tooling Board
    • Wood
    • XPE (Cross Linked


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