An important process parameter in all machining operations is the cutting speed. Combined with the cutting force it determines the major part of the power consumed in the process and so temperature, cutter wear, finished surface characteristics, etc.
In lathe turning cutting speed, spindle speed and workpiece diameter are all related.
Click "New Problem" and calculate the turning process parameter required. Note the units requested in the answer. Since values are rounded for display there may be slight differences between calculated results and the value displayed for the answer.
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