These industrial quality bits are built to last and feature extra thick micrograin carbide cutting tips that are radially-relieved for smooth and balanced cutting. The positive hook angle and open gullet design makes for durable cutting edges with efficient chip clearance. End of bit relief design allows plunge cutting action. All bits two flute, carbide tipped. USA
- SC = Solid Carbide
- SF = Single Flute
- P = Plunge Design with extra carbide boring point
- DS = Down Shear cutting angle
- C = CNC Router Bits
- CF = CNC Router Bits with flat bottom
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3-Piece Plunge Cutting Straight Bit Set:
Three of our most popular plunge bits at one great price!
#199-0225, 3 Piece Set, 1/2" Shank, Includes:
- 102-0885P = 1/2" x 1-1/4"
- 102-1035P = 5/8" x 1"
- 102-1225P = 3/4" x 1"
6-Piece Straight Bit Set:
Six of our most popular bits at one great price!
#199-0215, 6 Piece Set, 1/2" Shank, Includes:
- 102-0445 = 1/4" x 3/4"
- 102-0565 = 5/16" x 1"
- 102-0645 = 3/8" x 1"
- 102-0845 = 1/2" x 1"
- 102-1035 = 5/8" x 1"
- 102-1225 = 3/4" x 1"
- plus 3/4" bearing and collar for pattern cutting
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Router Safety Chart - Suggested Speeds:
|Bit Diameter||Max Speed|
|up to 1"||24000 RPM|
|1-1/16" to 2"||18000 RPM|
|2-1/16" to 2-1/2"||16000 RPM|
|2-9/16" to 3"||14500 RPM|
|over 3"||12000 RPM|
Router Safety Tips:
- Always wear eye and ear protection.
- Always use properly sharpened bits.
- Never use bits that are dull or damaged.
- Shank must be completely inserted into collet and then backed-off approximately 1/16".
- Don't "bottom-out" bit in collet.
- Never partially insert bit into collet. Minimum 1" of shank needs to be in collet.
- Tighten bit securely and recheck periodically for possible slippage or "run-out" due to wear.
- Keep collet clean and replace if worn.
- Never start the router with the bit in contact with wood.
- Always feed your work or router in the proper direction against the bit rotation.
- Don't force feed the bit or overload your router, Feed at a constant moving speed to avoid burning the wood.
- Do not face tool's discharge when operating.
- Always unplug router when changing bits or making adjustments.
- Use a router table and fence whenever possible.
- Make sure your work piece is properly secured and use push blocks, sticks and featherboards whenever possible.
- Keep all your bits, bearings and assemblies clean, lubricated, and securely fastened. To avoid damage, store them properly in a pouch, box or tray.
- The bigger the bit, the lower RPM recommended (see chart).