CC305: #201 endmill shows up as 2-flute in tool library?


I just realized that even though the #201 1/4" endmill that I received with my Shapeoko has 3-flutes, the CC library declares it as a 2-flute (mistake or outdated specs ?), and this is not visible until editing the library and checking the specs on the #201 tab, so it is very easy to miss. I am currently using a freshly installed build 305, but previous releases have the same issue.

If I am correct that means for my milling tests with this #201, my actual chipload was 33% less than what it should have been for the RPM/feedrate values in CC. Not a big deal, but still a bit confusing.

I see this was reported earlier (Tool Library discrepancies in CC 290), and Iā€™m sure there are tons of things on the todo list of future CC releases, but this is the one endmill that ships with the machine and CC is the go-to solution for beginners, so it should be correct :slight_smile:


This has been noted. Thanks for the report!


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