The tightening tools include pliers, screwdrivers and wrenches, which are discussed under. 1. Pliers Pliers are namely ordinary needle noses and particular types ..
Various types of stakes are used to form the metal sheets in different kinds of shapes. The stake is a sort of anvil, which supports the sheet for sheet metal work. ..
A foundry shop is a place where the metal casting is prepared by melting and pouring the molten metal into moulds. Some of the commonly used tools in the foundry ..
The drill does not produce the correct hole size sometimes with a good surface finish. A hole with precision size can be produced with a good finish of a pre-drilled ..
Jigs and fixtures are essential to working holding and tool holding devices in industries. These devices facilitate clamping of the workpiece on the machine tool ..
Crater Wear: The wear taking place on the rake face of a single point cutting tool like crater is called crater wear. The crater wear is mainly caused due to The presence ..
A machine tool is defined as one which while holding the cutting tools, would be able to remove metal from a workpiece in order to generate the requisite job of given ..
Whenever the tool is not performing a machining operation satisfactorily, it is assumed that the tool has been failed. Normally when the tool fails the tool will ..
A number of types of machine tools gradually increased till mid 20th century and after that started decreasing based on Group Technology. However, machine tools ..
A feeler gauge is an instrument used to measure gap widths between two flat surfaces, where it is difficult to reach. Feeler gauges are found in metrology section. ..
The history of mankind is incredible and definitely, the discovery and use of various tools have played an important role in its evolution. When man was just evolving, ..
Basic properties that cutting must posses are: Tool material must be at least 30 to 50% harder than the work piece material. Tool material must have high hot hardness ..
The method of adhering or welding of microchips or powdered particles present during machining to the rake face of the cutting tool is called built up edge (BUE). ..
The elements of tool signature or nomenclature of single point cutting tool is illustrated in the figure below (i) Back rake angle: Back rake angle is the angle ..