# Chamfer Diameter Calculator

## how to use chamfer calculator

To use the Chamfer Diameter Calculator, follow these steps:

**Enter the Original Diameter:**- Input the original diameter value in millimeters into the “Original Diameter” field.

**Enter the Chamfer Size:**- Input the chamfer size value in millimeters into the “Chamfer Size” field.

**Click “Calculate Chamfer Diameter”:**- Press the “Calculate Chamfer Diameter” button to perform the calculation.

**View the Result:**- The calculated chamfer diameter will be displayed in millimeters under the “Chamfer Diameter” section.

Please ensure that you enter valid numeric values greater than zero for both the original diameter and chamfer size. If the values are valid, the calculator will provide you with the chamfer diameter result. If any input is invalid, you will receive an alert prompting you to enter valid values.

Remember to use consistent units (e.g., millimeters) for all inputs to ensure accurate calculations.

## Formula to Chamfer diameter and some examples

The formula to calculate the chamfer diameter (\(CD\)) given the original diameter (\(D\)) and chamfer size (\(C\)) is:

\[ CD = D - 2C \]Find the chamfer diameter (\(CD\)) for an original diameter (\(D\)) of \(20\) millimeters and a chamfer size (\(C\)) of \(3\) millimeters.

**Answer:**

Using the chamfer diameter formula:

\[ CD = 20 - 2 \times 3 = 14 \text{ millimeters} \]Therefore, the chamfer diameter is \(14\) millimeters.

## what is chamfer?

A chamfer is a beveled or angled edge or surface that is formed by cutting away a right-angled corner or edge. In manufacturing, engineering, and construction, chamfers are often applied to objects for various reasons, including safety, aesthetics, and functionality. The chamfering process involves removing a portion of material along an edge to create a sloping surface.