Category: Machining

Honing 1

Honing

The surface of a honed workpiece. Honing is an abrasive machining process that produces a precision surface on a metal workpiece by scrubbing an abrasive stone against it along a controlled path. Honing is...

Gun Drilling 1

Gun Drilling

  A 12×640 mm gun drill and carbide tip of 25 mm drill. Coolant holes in tip and base of gun drill. Gun drills are straight fluted drills which allow cutting fluid (either compressed air...

National Pipe Thread (NPT) 0

National Pipe Thread (NPT)

  Threaded pipe and elbow. The pipe has a male NPT thread, while the elbow’s is female. National Pipe Thread Tapered Thread (NPT) is a U.S. standard for tapered threads used on threaded pipes...

Unified Thread Standard 0

Unified Thread Standard

The Unified Thread Standard (UTS) defines a standard thread form and series—along with allowances, tolerances, and designations—for screw threads commonly used in the United States and Canada. It has the same 60° profile as...