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2 Flute STRAIGHT Carbide End Mill

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1/8-1/8-ST-2F-22 [C8]
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2 Flute STRAIGHT cutter carbide CNC router bit is a popular choice among "decor warriors" who work with MDF and plywood. These mills have straight blades that make them suitable for cutting a variety of timber materials, such as plywood, melamine chipboard, whiteboard, and veneers. They are also cost-effective compared to other types of end mills, like down and compression cutters, and provide a good finish on both sides of the material. Clean up is easy, just a little brush is needed to remove any residual burrs. The disadvantage is that due to the straight geometry, they may dull more quickly than other end mill types. Popular sizes include 1mm diameter for 3mm material, 1.5mm for 6mm, 2mm for 17mm and 1/8" for 18mm material.

Suitable for

  • Wood (MDF, hardwood)
  • Wood (Ply & softwoods)

Adam’s Tips

A straight flute end mill is a useful tool for cutting a variety of materials, but it does create a significant amount of dust as opposed to chips. Therefore, it is important to have proper ventilation or dust extraction in place to ensure a safe and healthy working environment. One benefit of this dust is that it gets packed back into the slot made by the end mill, which can help to hold the material in place. This eliminates the need to use tabs or tape to secure the material and can save time on handling. However, it's also important to keep in mind that the dust created is fine particulates which can be harmful to health, it's highly recommend to make sure the dust created is disposed off properly and safely.

Feeds and Speeds - 2 Flute Straight Cut
mm per minute
Item Code Description Soft Hard
1-1/8-ST-2F-3 1mm x 3.175mm x 3mm  2F 1,350 700
1.5-1/8-ST-2F-8 1.5mm x 3.175mm x 8mm  2F 1,800 900
2-1/8-ST-2F-12 2mm x 3.175mm x 12mm  2F 2,300 1,150
2-1/8-ST-2F-17 2mm x 3.175mm x 17mm  2F 1,850 950
1/8-1/8-ST-2F-12 3.175mm x 3.175mm x 12mm  2F 4,850 2,450
1/8-1/8-ST-2F-17 3.175mm x 3.175mm x 17mm  2F 3,900 1,950
1/8-1/8-ST-2F-22 3.175mm x 3.175mm x 22mm  2F 3,100 1,550
1/8-1/8-ST-2F-32 3.175mm x 3.175mm x 32mm  2F 2,000 1,000
4-4-ST-2F-17 4mm x 4mm x 17mm  2F 6,050 3,050
4-4-ST-2F-22 4mm x 4mm x 22mm  2F 4,800 2,400
4-4-ST-2F-32 4mm x 4mm x 32mm  2F 3,100 1,550
6-6-ST-2F-22 6mm x 6mm x 22mm  2F 11,950 6,000
6-6-ST-2F-32 6mm x 6mm x 32mm  2F 7,650 3,850
6-6-ST-2F-52 6mm x 6mm x 52mm  2F 3,150 1,600
8-8-ST-2F-32 8mm x 8mm x 32mm  2F 16,900 8,450
8-8-ST-2F-62 8mm x 8mm x 62mm  2F 4,400 2,200
10-10-ST-2F-52 10mm x 10mm x 52mm  2F 14,300 7,150
Revolutions per minute 16,000RPM     
100% width per cut slotting     
Depth per cut Diameter x 1     

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  • 5
    2 flute straight bit

    Posted by Phil Wood on 20th May 2024

    These bits blast through material so well. Really are a must have in the arsenal

  • 5
    High quality

    Posted by Norman Waugh on 12th Apr 2024

    Great service by Adam. Easy to order and prompt delivery.

  • 5

    Posted by Paul Thorpe on 9th Feb 2024

    Another reasonably priced end mill from Adams Bits that cuts cleanly and efficiently. Very pleased with the results on soft and hard woods.

  • 5
    2 flute Straight Cut

    Posted by Dennis on 27th Nov 2023

    I cnc a lot of hard wood, (eg old sleepers). These bits cut quickly and easily, must have good dust extraction. Leave a beautiful flat finish if cutting pockets. Economical and a quality bit.

  • 5
    Exactly what we ordered and and received in expedient time frame

    Posted by Charlieor Rex Meneghetti or Morgan on 11th Oct 2023

    Perfect for the jobs we undertake.

  • 5
    For quick clean profile cutting in 18mm soft wood

    Posted by Warwick Buddle on 29th Sep 2023


  • 5
    End Mill CNC

    Posted by Gordon on 5th Sep 2023

    I have purchased several CNC bits from Adam's Bits and the service has been very good. Reasonable prices and quick shipping times. Highly recommended.

  • 5
    5 star all the way

    Posted by Garry on 27th Jul 2023

    Great product and Great service received 2 extra bits for free im a extremely happy customer and will 110% ill keep coming back and postage is so fast thank you so much Adam you got me out of trouble more times then i can count lol thank you very much Adam much appreciated ??

  • 5
    First straight cut

    Posted by Warwick Buddle on 17th Jul 2023

    Good clean cut - recommended