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2 Flute STRAIGHT Carbide End Mill

$5.45
(23 reviews)
SKU:
1/8-1/8-ST-2F-22 [C8]

A favourite of MDF & ply “decor warriors” a straight flute sports straight blades which is great for all timber types and suitable for laminate material like ply, melamine chipboard (whiteboard) and veneers. A 2 flute straight cut has the unique ability to be not only very well priced as compared to down and compression cutters but also give a great finish to your material on both top and bottom. A little brush is all that is needed to remove residual burrs. A disadvantage of a straight bit is that due to the geometry the bit does tend to blunt a tad sooner than other profiles. Popular sizes to look out for are the 1mm diameter bit for 3mm material, 1.5mm for 6mm, 2mm for 17mm and ⅛” for 18mm material.

Suitable for

  • Plastics (ABS, acrylic, HPDE etc) 
  • Wood (MDF, hardwood)
  • Wood (Ply & softwoods)

Adam’s Tips

A straight flute creates a lot of dust as opposed to chips so make sure you have appropriate ventilation or dust extraction when cutting. On the plus side, the dust gets stuck and packed back into the slot you have made and keeps your cut item in place. This has the advantage of not having to use tabs or tape to hold your material down and cuts overall handling time.

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  • 5
    Outstanding Performance

    Posted by Colin on 22nd Jun 2020

    I used this end mill for cutting intricate and deep detail into end grain jarrah. After experimenting with depth of cut and feed rate I was able to achieve a degree of finish that was superb and required little clean up. I was very impressed with the performance and will certainly be purchasing more. Thank you Adams Bits, great product and service as always!

  • 4
    6mm 2 flute straight cutter

    Posted by Ben culley on 13th Jun 2020

    An excellent cutter for matching MDF. Very good value for money.

  • 5
    Great product

    Posted by Gerry Tempelman on 25th May 2020

    Very easy to use, leaves a clean cut in mdf.

  • 5
    @ Flute Straight

    Posted by Terry Brown on 13th Apr 2020

    Cuts nice

  • 5
    2F Straight carbide end mill

    Posted by Geoffrey Cooper on 23rd Jan 2020

    Awesome 'go to' bit for nice clean cuts on ply and mdf.

  • 5
    2 FLUTE STRAIGHT CARBIDE END MILL

    Posted by pete on 31st Dec 2019

    always good

  • 5
    Awesome bits!

    Posted by Geordie on 8th Nov 2019

    I use 2mm/3.175mm bits in my small home CNC router and a larger 6mm bit in my workplace machine for cutting full sheet MDF and both are awesome! 10/10 value for money and cutting finish!

  • 5
    Awsome

    Posted by Michael Hulsen on 7th Nov 2019

    Super fast delivery to QLD and great quality bits

  • 4
    2 flute straight mill end

    Posted by Tess Batts on 5th Oct 2019

    works well in my carving applications thanks