Before you begin knife grinding procedures, please read our article on knife cutting circles to see if you can safely mill this pattern on your machinery, this profile will not be able to be milled on certain models of molders.
Caution; the cutters will come within .020" of the moulder bed plates when milling this detail. We recommend a wooden, phenolic or plastic sacrificial bed plate be used for these types of milling operations. 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 = 2.187" / Depth of Cut = 1.187" (top knives.)
Thickness = 1.187" / Depth of Cut = .312" (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%