Milling Operation

Jul 5th, 2016
Studypool Tutor
Price: $5 USD

Tutor description

types of milling machines

Word Count: 13941
Showing Page: 1/31
TC 9-524Chapter 8MILLING OPERATIONSMilling is the process of machining flat, curved, orirregular surfaces by feeding the workpiece against a rotatingcutter containing a number of cutting edges. The millingmachine consists basically of a motor driven spindle, whichmounts and revolves the milling cutter, and a reciprocatingadjustable worktable, which mounts and feeds the workpiece.Milling machines are basically classified as vertical orhorizontal. These machines are also classified as knee-type,ram-type, manufacturing or bed type, and planer-type. Mostmilling machines have self-contained electric drive motors,coolant systems, variable spindle speeds, and power-operatedtable feedsTYPES OF MILLING MACHINESKNEE-TYPE MILLING MACHINEKnee-type milling machines are characterized by a verticallyadjustable worktable resting on a saddle which is supportedby a knee. The knee is a massive casting that rides verticallyon the milling machine column and can be clamped rigidly tothe column in a position where the milling head and millingmachine spindle are properly adjusted vertically for operation.The plain vertical machines are characterized by a spindlelocated vertically, parallel to the column face, and mounted ina sliding head that can be fed up and down by hand or power.Modern vertical milling machines are designed so the entirehead can also swivel to permit working on angular surfaces,The turret and swivel head assembly is designed for makingprecision cut

Review from student

Studypool Student
" Solid work, thanks. "
Ask your homework questions. Receive quality answers!

Type your question here (or upload an image)

1820 tutors are online

Brown University

1271 Tutors

California Institute of Technology

2131 Tutors

Carnegie Mellon University

982 Tutors

Columbia University

1256 Tutors

Dartmouth University

2113 Tutors

Emory University

2279 Tutors

Harvard University

599 Tutors

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

2319 Tutors

New York University

1645 Tutors

Notre Dam University

1911 Tutors

Oklahoma University

2122 Tutors

Pennsylvania State University

932 Tutors

Princeton University

1211 Tutors

Stanford University

983 Tutors

University of California

1282 Tutors

Oxford University

123 Tutors

Yale University

2325 Tutors