Adding to tool paths and setting speeds

Since I am new with a shapeoko pro xxl I am going to have questions. I
I have a Round Nose Bit with 1/4-Inch Radius, 1/2-Inch Cutting Diameter and 5/8-Inch Cutting Length. What would the cut speed, plunge rate, chip speed etc for hardwoods?
Thanks again
Big Jeff

Extensive discussion at:


with a spreadsheet for this at:

Thanks for all the feed back and info. I will read through it all.

I have no experience with round nose bits, but here are a few specific forum pointers for feeds and speeds with such tools:

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