Audel Automated Machines and Toolmaking

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John Wiley & Sons, Feb 20, 2004 - Technology & Engineering - 501 pages
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Master today's toolmaking equipment

Here, fully updated to include new machines and electronic and digital controls, is the ultimate guide to automated machines and toolmaking. Whether you're a professional machinist, an apprentice, or a trade student, this fully illustrated volume helps you work with metal-safely, precisely, efficiently-using today's tools and techniques. It's packed with review questions for students, and loaded with answers you need on the job.
* Understand automated machine fundamentals and work with jigs and fixtures
* Learn the basics of spiral and helix milling, gear cutting, and cam machining
* Discover how to cut, punch, or shape a die with minimum waste
* Master the operations of today's grinders and lapping machines
* Find out all about toolmaking, from allowances and tolerances to layouts and master plates
* Follow the clear, step-by-step illustrations to gain a hands-on knowledge of techniques and procedures
 

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Contents

Jigs and Fixtures
1
Helix and Spiral Calculations
15
Spur Gear Computations
31
Gears and Gear Cutting
53
Cams and Cam Design
97
Dies and Diemaking
143
Grinding
173
Laps and Lapping
207
Annealing Hardening and Tempering
317
Principles of Induction Heating
331
HighFrequency Induction Heating
341
Furnace Brazing
349
ColdTreating Process
363
Automatic Lathes
373
The Automatic Screw Machine
381
Automated Machine Tools
405

Toolmaking Operations
221
HeatTreating Furnaces
287
Furnaces
303
Computerized Machining
429
Reference Materials
449
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Rex Miller was a Professor of Industrial Technology at The State University of New York—College at Buffalo for over 35 years. He has taught on the technical school, high school, and college level for well over 40 years. He is the author or coauthor of over 100 textbooks ranging from electronics through carpentry and sheet metal work. He has contributed more than 50 magazine articles over the years to technical publications. He is also the author of seven Civil War regimental histories.

Mark Richard Miller finished his B.S. degree in New York and moved on to Ball State University where he obtained the master’s and went to work in San Antonio. He taught in high school and went to graduate school in College Station, Texas, finishing the doctorate. He took a position at Texas A&M University in Kingsville, Texas, where he now teaches in the Industrial Technology Department as a Professor and Department Chairman. He has coauthored seven books and contributed many articles to technical magazines. His hobbies include refinishing a 1970 Plymouth Super Bird and a 1971 Roadrunner. He is also interested in playing guitar, which he did while in college as lead in The Rude Boys band.

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