Category: Machining

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Threading

  Threading is the process of creating a screw thread. More screw threads are produced each year than any other machine element.[1] There are many methods of generating threads, including subtractive methods (many kinds...

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Screw Thread

A screw thread, often shortened to thread, is a helical structure used to convert between rotational and linear movement or force. A screw thread is a ridge wrapped around a cylinder or cone in...

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Milling Cutter

Milling cutters are cutting tools typically used in milling machines or machining centres (and occasionally in other machine tools). They remove material by their movement within the machine (e.g., a ball nose mill) or...

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Digital Readout (DRO)

  DRO providing a three axis display with pitch circle calculator, diameter/radius conversion, absolute and incremental toggle, and inch metric toggle This article includes a list of references, related reading or external links, but...

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Angle Plate

Adjustable angle plate Fixed angle plate An angle plate is a work holding device used as a fixture in metalworking. The angle plate is made from high quality material (generally spheroidal cast iron) that...

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Rotary Table

10 inch, manual rotary table A rotary table is a precision work positioning device used in metalworking. It enables the operator to drill or cut work at exact intervals around a fixed (usually horizontal...

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Parallels

Parallels are rectangular blocks of metal, commonly made from tool steel, stainless steel or cast iron, which have 2,[1] 4 or 6 faces ground or lapped to a precise surface finish. They are used...

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Drawbar

A drawbar or spindle drawbar is a clamping mechanism for toolholders on machine tools. The toolholder or machine taper itself is held by the drawbar and applies force to the spindle, especially when spinning...

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Vise

  For other uses, see Vise (disambiguation). Three types of vises A vise or vice (see American and British English spelling differences) is a mechanical screw apparatus used for holding or clamping a work...