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Corrugated Head for Router

10/14/20       
SG

I'm in the process of tooling up for a 5 axis router arriving next month and have been frustrated trying to find a corrugated head that will work (i.e., be light enough) to run on it. It is a large spindle (24 hp), but my understanding is that I'd be ill-advised to run a 6" steel head because of weight.

I can't find anything off the shelf in aluminum, and tooling manufacturers seem to want 300-400% of what one would pay for a steel version to do the same thing in aluminum, which seems crazy.

Does anyone have a idea where I could get something like this and not feel like I'm being gouged?

10/14/20       #2: Corrugated Head for Router ...
BH Davis  Member

Website: http://www.bhdavis.net

I don't have an answer for you on a source for an aluminum head other than the regular suppliers. However I think you are wise to be looking in this direction.

If you consider the size and mass of a 1-1/4" shaper spindle and apply that as a comparison to what can be mounted on a CNC spindle I think it gives pause for thought...........even on a 24 hp spindle.

So good luck with finding an aluminum corrugated head that is of more reasonable cost. I've owned small aluminum corrugated heads and did indeed like them.

BH Davis

10/14/20       #3: Corrugated Head for Router ...
Mike

I have had aluminum heads made for my corrugated back hss knives at Southeast Tooling, Great Lakes Lakes Custom Tooling and Riverside Tool Corp. Good luck with your application.

10/17/20       #4: Corrugated Head for Router ...
Brent Member

Check out the Whitehill options. They have a large selection of CNC tooling with replaceable knives.

Hope that helps,

https://www.whitehill-tools.com/cnc-tooling/

10/20/20       #5: Corrugated Head for Router ...
Christian L.  Member

Website: http://WWW.CNC-TOOL.COM

We sell the Royce Ayr, custom is available as well. Aluminum is in stock Steel is 3~4 weeks

CNC Corrugated Moulder Cutter Head

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