Router Bit Selection Guide
Material To Be Cut
Natural Soft woods
Cedar, Cottonwood, Pine, Redwood
Ash, Beech, Birch, Cherry,
Mahogany, Maple, Oak, Poplar, Teak, Walnut
MDF / ParticleBoard
Laminants on Wood
Plastic - Flexable
ABS, Polycarbon, Polyethylene, Polypropylene, Polystyrene, PVC
Plastic - Ridgid
Acrylic, Metamine, Nylon,
Fiberglass & Composites
Fiber Reinforced Plastics
Anthe Machine Works provides the nation's largest and most diversified selection of high quality standard and custom tooling to the furniture and woodworking industries.
* Boring Tools
* Carbide-Tipped and
HSS Router Bits
* Solid Carbide Spiral Bits
* Saw Blades
* Knife Stock
* Moulder Heads
* Insert Tooling
* PCD Diamond Tooling
* Custom Tooling
Solid Carbide Use for art natural woods, wood composites and hard fibrous or abrasive plastics.
Carbide Tipped Use for Plywoods and course wood composites.
High Speed Steel Use for aluminum, soft natural woods and ABS or poly plastics.
Straight Flute Use for wood and plastic hand feed operations.
Spiral Flute Use for aluminum, wood and plastic machine feed operations.
Chipbreaker Use for wood roughing and hogging machine feed operations.
Single Flute Use for faster rates on softer materials
Double Flute Use for better finish in harder materials.
Upcut Spiral Use for grooving or slotting, for upward chip evacuation and best finish on bottom side of piece part. Downcut Spiral Use for downward chip flow, better hold down in fixture and best finish on top side of piece part.
Up/down Spiral Use for double laminated material and best finish on top and bottom side of piece
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