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Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 14B
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2006
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v14b.a0005115
EISBN: 978-1-62708-186-3
... of the air feeds, which allows automatic feeding in machinery that is not normally adaptable to the use of standard feeds. Automatic press feeds are used to improve production and provide uniform, accurate progressions. The article describes the accuracy control techniques for the automatic press feeds...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 14B
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2006
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v14b.a0005112
EISBN: 978-1-62708-186-3
... describes the roles of automatic handling equipment that can be categorized as feeding equipment, unloading equipment, and transfer equipment. It concludes with information on the common types of high-production presses, such as dieing machines, multiple-slide machines, transfer presses, fine blanking...
Book: Machining
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 16
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 1989
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v16.a0002184
EISBN: 978-1-62708-188-7
..., broaching, reaming, tapping, milling, sawing, grinding, honing, and lapping. The article concludes with a discussion on drilling operations in automatic bar and chucking machines and drill presses. aluminum aluminum alloys boring broaching cutting force grinding high-silicon aluminum alloys...
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Published: 01 December 1998
Fig. 23 Plan view of a multiple-slide machine showing major components. A to D, integrated shafts; E, spur gearing; F, positive-action cam; G, slide; H, vertical post; J, bell crank; K and R, cams; L, stock straightener; M, automatic gripper in feed slide; N, links; O, adjustable crank; P More
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Published: 01 January 2006
Fig. 1 Plan view of a multiple-slide machine showing major components. A to D, integrated shafts; E, spur gearing; F, positive-action cam; G, slide; H, vertical post; J, bell crank; K and R, cams; L, stock straightener; M, automatic gripper in feed slide; N, links; O, adjustable crank; P More
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 14B
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2006
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v14b.a0005165
EISBN: 978-1-62708-186-3
..., integrated shafts; E, spur gearing; F, positive-action cam; G, slide; H, vertical post; J, bell crank; K and R, cams; L, stock straightener; M, automatic gripper in feed slide; N, links; O, adjustable crank; P, stationary gripper with cam-operated jaws; Q, horizontal press with dies; R, cam. See text...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 14B
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2006
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v14b.a0005119
EISBN: 978-1-62708-186-3
... is necessary for optimal efficiency. The use of an inclined press is preferred because gravity assists in loading the die and removing the laminations. When progressive dies are used, automatic feeding and scrap-cutting equipment is required. Stock Reels, Cradles, and Straighteners Stock reels, cradles...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 14B
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2006
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v14b.a0005136
EISBN: 978-1-62708-186-3
... Abstract Bars, structural shapes, and long parts are straightened by bending, twisting, or stretching. This article describes the straightening of bars, shapes, and long parts by material displacement, heating, and presses. It explains the process of parallel-roll straightening, automatic press...
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Book: Machining
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 16
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 1989
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v16.a0002129
EISBN: 978-1-62708-188-7
..., speeds, and number of cuts that can be accomplished automatically are almost unlimited. For instance, some tracer lathes can be set up to make six or more passes to permit roughing, semifinishing, and finishing. These cuts may be coordinated with three or more automatic changes of speed or feed, or both...
Book: Machining
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 16
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 1989
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v16.a0002147
EISBN: 978-1-62708-188-7
..., or fully automatic, with mechanical loading and unloading ( Fig. 3 ). Machines in this group differ principally in the manner of feeding the tools to the work. Most machines, especially those holding the work between centers, have front and rear tool slides. Others, adapted for chucking jobs, have an end...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 14B
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2006
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v14b.a0005138
EISBN: 978-1-62708-186-3
... as it comes from the coil and is fed directly and continuously into power presses, automatic forming or spring-coiling machines, multiple-slide machines, or special machines actuated by cams, air, or hydraulic cylinders. Wire drawing is discussed in the article “Wire, Rod, and Tube Drawing” in Volume 14A...
Book Chapter

Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 14B
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2006
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v14b.a0005160
EISBN: 978-1-62708-186-3
... are used to pass the stock into the die. These feeders must possess the proper capacity for holding the required stock and should be designed to administer the proper amount of metal to the press at each cycle. Some coil feeders are merely holders for the stock, with automatic feed rolls being used to move...
Book: Casting
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 15
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2008
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v15.a0005267
EISBN: 978-1-62708-187-0
... of specification. This includes castings that may have pressed-in bronze bearings that, in many cases, contain lead or tin—introducing such items into the scrap feed should be avoided at all cost. Even when zinc alloys are highly contaminated, a zinc refinery can refine die-cast scrap, allowing for complete...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 4C
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 09 June 2014
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v04c.a0005849
EISBN: 978-1-62708-167-2
... rollers that feed the induction heater. Fig. 1 Manually loaded inclined ramp Sling Feeder with Inclined Ramp and Escapement A more automated system for feeding bars is a “sling” feeder that automatically feeds bars one at time to an inclined ramp. A typical sling feeding system...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 14A
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2005
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v14a.a0003983
EISBN: 978-1-62708-185-6
... in the die. Workpiece surface finish is generally best when its rotation is about 80% of the rotating spindle speed. Resistance to rotation is manual when the swager is hand fed; mechanical means are used with automatic feeds. Machines Rotary swaging machines are classified as standard rotary...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 14B
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2006
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v14b.a0009152
EISBN: 978-1-62708-186-3
... feeding Longer production without the need for manual supervision Reduced downtime due to proactive identification and correction of process disturbances When sensors are coupled with control systems, automatic control of the processes and tools reduces the need for manual labor. Measurement...
Book: Casting
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 15
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2008
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v15.a0005292
EISBN: 978-1-62708-187-0
... channels of information and feed this information back to the machine to perform automatic adjustments. Cost reduction: The effective use of automatic equipment can generate enough savings in parts of the production methods to offset the initial investment. According to the industry, the payback...
Book Chapter

Book: Machining
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 16
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 1989
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v16.a0002135
EISBN: 978-1-62708-188-7
... and, with power feed, to disengage the feed or reverse a tapping spindle at a definite depth. Most machines have a Morse taper hole in the end of the spindle, but small machines often have a drill chuck attached to the end of the spindle. The spindles of fractional-horsepower drill presses are usually driven by V...
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By Mark Johnson
Book: Machining
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 16
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 1989
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v16.a0002139
EISBN: 978-1-62708-188-7
... or as coarse as 3 threads per 25 mm (1 in.) in 610 mm (24 in.) diam pipe fittings are routinely tapped. Machines and Accessories The machines most commonly used for tapping are drill presses, tapping machines, gang machines, manual or automatic turret lathes, and other multiple-operation machines...
Book Chapter

Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 14B
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2006
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v14b.a0005118
EISBN: 978-1-62708-186-3
... methods of feeding it to blanking presses are generally used. An operator, by using good judgment, can often obtain good blanks from a large percentage of a piece of offal. Offal is also used as blanks for some small parts that can be successfully blanked and formed from the material in one operation...