By Arnold Throp
Targeted usually on English table-top turbines, and their use in making version engines, this publication is a tad parochial. even though, it is going to support the amateur machinist know about milling strategies and the way to establish jobs. quite precious is a desk of RPM instructed for various cutters on various fabrics. i feel authors coments approximately milling machines willhelp the amateur with the choice of a computer - what to seem for. i actually stumbled on it very precious - i'm simply studying tips on how to use my Clausing mill and this publication may also help.
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D. This is a gu nmeta l gear needed as par t of a metal patte rn from w hic h the flyw heel of Fig. 20 was made. It is only 3/1 6 in. p.. approx. 5/ 16 in. cent res. so qu ite a lot of met al had to be rem oved at each too th. The cutting w as do ne wi th a flvcut ter. p . t o o t h i n M achinery's H andbook. using a m agnifier, this cutter bein g set in a boring ba r of rather excessive length in a bo ring head. Tw o cuts w ere ta ken, bu t even t hen there w as a good deal of spring and noise.
Inc hes) 3/8 5/ 16 1/4 Cutter diamete r. : 250 30 0 380 M ild steel 450 580 70 0 Brass 800 10 00 900 Light All oy may be 1/2 200 3 50 650 (thousand ths of an inch) 10 12 15 180 0 2500 3500 15 17 18 25 27 30 1500 120 0 2000 1600 3000 2500 30 40 45 45 60 65 70 10 0 1 10 100 140 13 5 2 00 250 300 2 50 300 3 50 800 11 50 17 0 0 65 0 850 140 0 450 650 1200 350 450 900 250 350 800 18 0 250 70 0 Cast ir on, un less excep tiona lly hard, may be cu t at th e same revs . as mi ld stee l, but for work on carb on stee l ('silve r stee l').
The next photograp h shows the cutting of a m uch larger gea r. 600 in. d. This is a gu nmeta l gear needed as par t of a metal patte rn from w hic h the flyw heel of Fig. 20 was made. It is only 3/1 6 in. p.. approx. 5/ 16 in. cent res. so qu ite a lot of met al had to be rem oved at each too th. The cutting w as do ne wi th a flvcut ter. p . t o o t h i n M achinery's H andbook. using a m agnifier, this cutter bein g set in a boring ba r of rather excessive length in a bo ring head. Tw o cuts w ere ta ken, bu t even t hen there w as a good deal of spring and noise.
Vertical Milling in the Home Workshop by Arnold Throp