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Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 5
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 1994
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v05.a0001231
EISBN: 978-1-62708-170-2
... Abstract This article focuses on precision and ultraprecision finish machining techniques that make use of defined cutting edges, such as polycrystalline diamond and cubic boron nitride compacts. The techniques are finish turning, finish broaching, finish milling, and finish drilling...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 5
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 1994
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v05.a0001232
EISBN: 978-1-62708-170-2
... Abstract Abrasive finishing is a method where a large number of multipoint or random cutting edges are coupled with abrasive grains as a bond or matrix material for effective removal of material at smaller chip sizes. This article provides a broad overview of the various categories of abrasive...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 5
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 1994
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v05.a0001234
EISBN: 978-1-62708-170-2
... consistent burrs or truly consistent surface and edge finish conditions. Equipment in the mechanical finishing department should be sufficiently versatile to meet the changing quality of parts. For the vast majority of mass finishing processes, equipment is loaded with components to be finished, media...
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Series: ASM Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 1998
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.mhde2.a0003214
EISBN: 978-1-62708-199-3
... abrasive slurry, causing the abrasive to flow swiftly over rough edges and over part surfaces. In some designs, the medium container is stationary, and the fixtures move the parts rapidly through the medium. The centrifugal disk process is a high-energy mass finishing process. The basic design (see...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 5
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 1994
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v05.a0001230
EISBN: 978-1-62708-170-2
... Section, finishing as a surface generation process is broadly classified as follows. “Finishing Methods Using Defined Cutting Edges.” Many finishing processes use tools of well-defined geometry. Typical examples are turning, milling, and drilling. “Finishing Methods Using Multipoint or Random...
Series: ASM Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 1995
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.emde.a0003055
EISBN: 978-1-62708-200-6
... density and strength. Finishing methods can be classified as those that use defined cutting edges (turning, milling, and drilling), those that use multipoint or random cutting edges (e.g., grinding wheels, abrasive belts, or abrasive slurries), and those that do not use abrasives (e.g., laser machining...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 14A
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2005
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v14a.a0004041
EISBN: 978-1-62708-185-6
... Abstract This article reviews the methods of machining and finishing forging dies. It illustrates different stages in die manufacturing. The article provides a brief description on requirements and characteristics of high-speed machining tools, including feed rates, spindle speed, surface...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 5
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 1994
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v05.a0001238
EISBN: 978-1-62708-170-2
... heated excessively. Work can be badly overheated in grinding without any trace of discoloration remaining on the finished surface if the conditions are such that the wheel cleans off the discoloration almost as soon as it appears. In cross-feed grinding, if the leading edge of the wheel takes a heavy cut...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 5
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 1994
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v05.a0001240
EISBN: 978-1-62708-170-2
..., preventing heat accumulation and temperature buildup in the vicinity of the active cutting edge of the tool. Application of the correct fluid can also cut down the number of passes required to finish the part. Another way to shorten the cycle time is to increase the speeds and feeds. RCRA gives the EPA the...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 5
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 1994
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v05.a0001239
EISBN: 978-1-62708-170-2
... Abstract Thermal phenomena play a key role in the mechanics of surface finishing processes. This article provides information on the analysis and measurement of temperatures and associated thermal damage generated by finishing processes that are essential to the production of engineered...
Book: Casting
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 15
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2008
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v15.a0005355
EISBN: 978-1-62708-187-0
... Abstract After solidification and cooling, further processing and finishing of the castings are required. This article describes the general operations of shakeout, grinding, cleaning, and inspection of castings, with particular emphasis on automation technology. It illustrates the vertical...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 5
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 1994
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v05.a0001279
EISBN: 978-1-62708-170-2
... finished product. The glasslike nature of porcelain enamel and the high firing temperatures used in its application impose limitations on the design of parts to be enameled. Proper design of each part is essential to ensure that finished work is within dimensional tolerances and has the...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 5
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 1994
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v05.a0001308
EISBN: 978-1-62708-170-2
... reduction of light reflectivity. (b) Blasted for decorative effect Barrel finishing is a low-cost method of smoothing sharp edges, imparting a matte finish, and preparing surfaces for anodizing, painting, or plating. Many small aluminum stampings, castings, and machined parts are cleaned...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 5
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 1994
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v05.a0001237
EISBN: 978-1-62708-170-2
... of samples prone to abrasion damage and artifacts for quantitative image analysis. abrasion artifacts abrasion damage computer technology microhardness analysis microstructural analysis optical microscopy quantitative image analysis sample preparation surface analysis surface finishing...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 5
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 1994
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v05.a0001315
EISBN: 978-1-62708-170-2
... accomplished by tumbling or vibratory finishing under the conditions described previously. Generally, vibratory finishing concentrates the finishing action on the casting corners and edges, although all surfaces receive some finishing action ( Ref 8 ). Abrasive-loaded plastic media are used for die cast zinc...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 5
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 1994
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v05.a0001310
EISBN: 978-1-62708-170-2
.... This article focuses on mechanical finishing methods, namely, barrel tumbling, polishing, buffing, vibratory finishing, fiber brushing, and shot blasting. It provides useful information on process control and difficulties with chemical and anodic treatments of magnesium alloys. The use and applications...
Series: ASM Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 1998
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.mhde2.a0003190
EISBN: 978-1-62708-199-3
... suitable for high-strength applications are frequently difficult to machine. The hard steels and high-temperature alloys, for example, must be turned and milled at low speeds, which tends to produce a built-up edge and poor surface finish. The machining of these alloys tends to produce undesirable...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 14A
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2005
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v14a.a0004035
EISBN: 978-1-62708-185-6
... simplify geometries while minimizing tolerance stack-ups. The method also facilitates inspection liaison between vendors and users because fixturing is easy to duplicate and tooling points are consistent from forging to finish-machined part. The article focuses on the most common dimensional tolerances for...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 5
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 1994
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v05.a0001312
EISBN: 978-1-62708-170-2
... cloth belts have been effective. It is common to polish in two or more steps, using a coarser grit initially, such as 60 or 80, to remove gross surface roughness, followed by polishing with 120 or 150 grit to provide a smooth finish. Zirconium and titanium tend to wear the sharp edges of the abrasive...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 5
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 1994
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v05.a0001307
EISBN: 978-1-62708-170-2
... in the Section “Finishing Methods” in this Volume. Wet tumbling by the barrel or vibratory method can be used to descale heat-resistant alloys if the shape and size of the parts are suitable. The removal of burrs and sharp edges is accomplished in the same operation. Shop soils are also removed...