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In a precise face milling operation, the revolution marks will only be microscopic scratches due to imperfections in the cutting edge.


Heavy gang milling of milling machine tables Gang milling refers to the use of two or more milling cutters mounted on the same arbor that is, ganged in a horizontal-milling setup. All of the cutters may milling machine introduction the same type of milling machine introduction, or each cutter may perform a different type of operation.

For example, if several workpieces need a slot, a flat surface, and an angular groovea good method to cut these within a non- CNC context would be gang milling.

All the completed workpieces would be the same, and milling time per piece would be minimized. Today, CNC mills with automatic tool change and 4- or 5-axis control obviate gang-milling practice to a milling machine introduction extent.

Principle and Working of MILLING MACHINE - Engineering Tutorials

Equipment[ edit ] Milling is performed with a milling cutter in various forms, held in a collett or similar which, in turn, is held in the spindle of a milling machine. Types and nomenclature[ edit ] Mill orientation milling machine introduction the primary classification for milling machines.


The two basic configurations are vertical and horizontal. However, there are alternative classifications according to method of control, size, purpose and power source.

Vertical mill[ edit ] Vertical milling machine. Milling cutters are held in the spindle and rotate on its axis.

Milling Machine Definition, Process & Types

There are two milling machine introduction of vertical mills: A turret mill has a stationary spindle and the table is moved both perpendicular and parallel to the spindle axis to accomplish cutting.

The most common example of this type is the Bridgeport, described below.


Turret mills often have a quill which allows the milling cutter to be raised and lowered milling machine introduction a manner similar to a drill press. Setting Spindle Speed Spindle speed is varied by changing the geometry of the drive train.

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On many modern machines, it can be adjusted continously with a hand crank. The spindle must be turning to make the adjustment. A dial indicator reads the speed in rpm.

The spindle speed dial indicator shown above has two scales, one for low milling machine introduction, and one for high range.

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The machine is swithched between ranges with a lever. Sometimes, the spindle must be rotated slightly to allow the gears to mate properly.

Using an Edge Milling machine introduction Before doing precise work on a milling machine, one must locate the edges of a part accurately. An edgefinder is designed to help you do this.

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An edgefinder is composed of two concentric cylinders, spring loaded together. To use it, offset the two halves slightly so that there is a wobble as it spins. Then, move the part into the tool milling machine introduction.

The edge finder will center up, then break out of concentricity suddenly. At that point, reset the dial indicator or digital readout milling machine introduction that axis of the machine to a value equal the radius of the edgefinder.