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Typical Cut Speed for 0.55mm Stainless Steel

Typical Cut Speed for 0.55mm Stainless Steel

Typical Cut Speed for 0.55mm Stainless Steel

Does Anyone know what are typical cut speeds on simple shaped part for a good quality dross free cut on 0.55mm 304 stainless steel (without plastic flim) & using nitrogen.
The best we can get is 13-14 metres per minute,15 has a fine dross. Our nearest factory parameter files for double this thickness have cut speeds of 18 metres per minute.
Is this unrealistic ?


RE: Typical Cut Speed for 0.55mm Stainless Steel

There are a number of factors, including power, nozzle design, focus method and depth, etc.
I never worked with anything that would cut 1mm 304 at 700 ipm, but I heard of systems that would.
What kind of system do you have?
Have you discussed this with the reps?
I'm assuming that you went through some kind of factory-recognized training?

Jay Maechtlen

RE: Typical Cut Speed for 0.55mm Stainless Steel

Hello, Since week I work on Mazak STX510 MKII 2,5kW. I got to cut 2mm stainless steel sheet. When use the parameters from software, the bottom side of cutted part isn`t so good. There is dross, not so much but... Maybe it is possible to get clean surface?
I have tried:Focus point: -2 and max gas pressure: 8bar (nitrogen). it looks better but still dross present.
Could somebody write some optimal condition to cut?


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