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    Bits for Cutting Plastic - Again

    I have been using the spiral up-cut O flute bits from Onsrud to cut my panels and they work very well. I would like to hear from others about the bits theat you use for cutting panels... trying to find a cheaper source of bits. The Onsrud bit I use is about $30 USD. I would like to get something a bit more reasonable.
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    Re: Bits for Cutting Plastic - Again

    Hi Buddy, I buy from "virtual village", I cut out panels with the 3mm spiral end mills, they are 10 for AUD$25.00 = cheap as!!! They take about two weeks to arrive after ordering them.
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    Re: Bits for Cutting Plastic - Again

    I have 1/8" and 1/4 " colletts , so i have tried the Rotobit upward spiral bits. The spindle I use is the Bosch Colt , but it takes any 1/8 or 1/4" bits , and the rotozip bits are quite cheap and seem to work pretty good with plastic or plexi.

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    Re: Bits for Cutting Plastic - Again

    Thanks for the replies, I am going to try some of the bits from virtual village as soon as they get here. The bits use to this point are from Onsrud and are about $25 USD each. They cut very very well, but break easily, particularly if you drop the CNC on a hold down!

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    Re: Bits for Cutting Plastic - Again

    From what I read better things to cut the plastic is a straight, O, O-bit bit flute and flute spiral. Also, that launched a wave of my table. I do not need to cut the center out of a piece of 10 x 12.5 inches from the access and benefit-sharing Black quarter-inch thick. What I can not figure out what it is that bit the flute you to use it.

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