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I was wondering can a rotary tool cut though a stainless steel pipe? Is it hard case I need to cut it.

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Just dip the cutting wheel in some peanut butter and it'll cut right through it.

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it's only 1 CM thick, it's pretty thin. What RPM should I keep the rotary on?

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Enough so that it doesn't bog down? Who knows just try it lol

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fast....have you ever cut anything before?

 

 

I used a rotary to cut a hole for a coolant fillport on the top of my rig. The case was made of steel but it felt more flimsy than the stainless steel pipe that that I have. That time I set the RPM to low cause I was afraid to break the disk even though I still still went through two disks lol.

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it's only 1 CM thick, it's pretty thin. What RPM should I keep the rotary on?

1 cm of stainless steel is pretty damn think...I think you mean 1 mm. In any case, a rotary tool will tear through it pretty quickly. I've got a Black & Decker RTX and I've sliced through our garage door to install a new mounting bracket for the opener. Definitely want to cut metal at the tools maximum setting otherwise you're in for a long grind. Just make sure the disks are rated for rotary tools max speed otherwise you might have some problems.

 

Edit: Typos galore...

Edited by iKillSteal

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I usually use a jigsaw for steel that thin (assuming you meant 1 mm).

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