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Router Bit Speed Chart

   The speed chart below is presented as a general MAXIMUM SPEED guide for setting router speed according to bit diameter. The best operating speed may be slower than listed here.
   Always follow the bit manufacturers speed recommendations as some bit designs require specific speeds for safety or performance.
   If you are unsure of the proper speed or are experiencing any type of problem, contact the bit manufacturer for a specific recommendation or other solution to the problem!
   Also, see our story on Router Bit Speeds.

Bit Diameter Maximum Speed (RPM)
Up to 1" 24,000
1 1/4" to 2" 18,000
2 1/4" to 2 1/2" 16,000
3" to 3 1/2" 12,000

Bit Speed chart courtesy
Infinity Cutting Tools

Visit www.infinitytools.com


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