#### The Secret Mechanics of High Feed End Mills

11/12/2020 · Curvature of the Bottom Edge of High Feed End Mills. The smaller the radius of curvature, the larger the height of the scallop. For example, the large partial radius of the Helical Solutions High Feed End Mill bottom cutting edge will leave a smaller scallop when compared to a ball end mill programmed with the same tool path. Figure 6 shows a side by side comparison of a ball end mill .