The spring angles are fixed at forty-five degrees, these specific back bevels set the installed height at 3-3/4" tall with a projection of 3-19/32" wide. Read our commentary about axial constant positioning for crown bevels, the article will help you dial this profile in axially on the first try when milling this detail provided the machine is axially calibrated. Two high points in the detail were deliberately positioned on the same plane, our disciplined design features will assure excellent hold down conditions while milling, providing the molder pressure shoe is parallel to the machine bed plates. You may want to wrap the hold down element in felt to eliminate any unsightly burnish mark on the upper radius in the design.
For knife quoting purposes click to open the calculator below, we have added only the important measurements, just enter the appropriate dimension in the boxes provided. A brief detailed explanation on how to use the calculator is located here. Need some assistance with the dimensions? Print a copy of our fraction - decimal - millimeter chart, place it on the molder to help operators save time and increase accuracy during machine setup.
Width = 5.187" / Depth of Cut = .536" (top knives.)
Thickness = .812" / Depth of Cut = .425" (right blades) & .540" (left cutters.)
Note: If you’re experiencing trouble printing to Full Scale, Go to File, Print Preview. Change the “Shrink to Fit” option to 100%