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Manufacturing Processes - CNC Machining

 

Manufacturing: Machining


Introduction

Overview

Milling Machine Tools are stationary power-driven machines used to shape or form solid materials, especially metals. The shaping is accomplished by removing material from a workpiece or by pressing it into the desired shape. Machine tools form the basis of modern industry and are used either directly or indirectly in the manufacture of machine and tool parts.

 

 


Machine tools may be classified under three main categories:

  1. Conventional chip-making machine tools.
  2. Presses.
  3. Unconventional machine tools.

Conventional chip-making tools shape the workpiece by cutting away the unwanted portion in the form of chips. Presses employ a number of different shaping processes, including shearing, pressing, or drawing (elongating). Unconventional machine tools employ light, electrical, chemical, and sonic energy; superheated gases; and high-energy particle beams to shape the exotic materials and alloys that have been developed to meet the needs of modern technology.

 

 

 

 

 

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