Basic Machining Reference Handbook

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Industrial Press Inc., 2001 - Technology & Engineering - 308 pages
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  • Includes expanded chapters on numerical control and computerized operations.
  • Contains additional speeds and feeds tables, general troubleshooting concepts, and a basic review of relevant computer terms and applications.
  • Emphasizes the hands-on concept of developing and refining skills, along with knowledge of metals and machining processes by means of application.
  • Offers tips on checking material hardness, ensuring that temperature variations won't put parts out of tolerance.
  • Reviews and presents metals and heat-treating with emphasis on aspects most important to machining.
  • Presents checklists containing considerations involved, the steps and functions required, and the most appropriate sequences.
  • Includes a checklist of stock and the steps involved, along with a review of both basic machining steps and the axes and other factors pertinent to N/C control and operation needed to complete the program.

A comprehensive, yet easy-to-use "memory jog" for experienced machinists, as well as a reference for programmers and anyone else with an interest in machining processes.

 

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Contents

Measurement Standards
1
Cutoff
16
Definition and History
43
The Milling Machine
100
Sensitive GearHead and Radial Drill Presses
139
Grinding
174
Steels Alloys and Other Materials
238
Numerical Control and CNC
267
Cost Per Cut in the Computer Age
289
Index
301
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