Small Parts, Smaller Features - Advanced ManufacturingApr 1, 2012 . “We manufacture as many as 300 different models below 1-mm diameter, . Ultra micro-milling cutters,” says Tom Benjamin, product manager-milling. . “In industrial cutting tools, our sweet spot is in sizes from 3/8 to 0.005″.below 1 mm size cutters micromilling,Chip formation and minimum chip thickness in micro-millingIn micro-milling the depth of cut and the feed are very small, of the same order of magnitude as the tool radius and below a certain value no chip is formed. . several mm to several µm. . Figure 1: Schematic representation of the minimum chip thickness in orthogonal cutting . .. and size do not change during the cutting.
below 1 mm size cutters micromilling