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What is the definition of depth of cut in machining?

Calculate the machining time required to reduce the shaft diameter by 6 mm if the maximum depth of cut is 2 mm, and also the parting off (cut off) time for the shaft, knowing that: the shaft diameter =...
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What's the difference between a four jaw independent chuck and a faceplate chuck

They both sound to me like the same thing what's the main difference between the 2 , Like something that one can make but the other can't ?
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Lathe unwanted movement

I have some unwanted movement (slack? I don't know if this is the right word due to translating) on my Lathe its chisel holder between the dovetail joint between the gray area and the green area (...
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Advice needed to source a compact, quiet and powerful brushless motor for a lathe

I am designing a small metal lathe for home use, and I am having trouble sourcing a motor for it. Disclaimer: I am aware that such lathes are available for purchase, and anything home-built will be ...
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Usage of Handedness in Lathe Turning Tools

The benefit of true right-handed and left-handed turning lathe tools is obvious: You can get right up against the shoulder or face with them: The benefit of neutral-handed turning lathe tools is also ...
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What is this "clamp" place on a piece of bar stock while turning it in a lathe for?

I am watching a Youtube video depicting someone machining a crankshaft for a miniture rotary engine. Around the 4:27 mark after preparing some bar stock the person in the video places some sort of ...
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Optimal gear combination with the same ratio

Summary: In a gear train, with given target ratio and configuration (eg. number of gears and how many compound gear steps are involved), what are the considerations when trying to select the optimal ...
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Permission Denied copying to (User Data) dir -Haas Next Gen Control

We recently purchased a new Lathe - Haas with Netshare, Next Gen Control. We are copying a file to the Haas Drive's (User Data) folder from a network PC. The problem we're seeing is random and ...
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What is relief amount in grooving operation

Can somebody please explain what relief amount at the end of cut in a grooving operation on lathe is?
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H6 tolerance shaft manufacturing

I’m a electrical engineer but an amateur in mechanics. I’ve been checking some tools and machines in the market for small works which would allow me to manufacture small but precise pieces, such as a ...
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Pneumatic Can Crusher (Number of holes allowed for crushing plate)

Hi I'm designing a pneumatic can crusher for my course, and came across a problem. How many allowable holes would be ideal to relieve pressure on the crushing plate of the device? Are there ways to ...
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How would a person be able to rebuild modern machining? [duplicate]

In a post apocalyptic setting, rebuilding humanity's technologies would be a pretty prevalent idea. I am in the process of becoming a mechanical engineer. Something that I have noticed is most classes ...
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Disadvantages of wire cut cnc edm

Before purchasing Wire cut cnc edm I just wants to know about disadvantages of it over using mechanical lathe machine.
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How can I change a turning lathe's spindle o-ring?

I bought an old turning lathe ( Żebrak TOS S32) but there is problem with the o-ring of it's spindle. I have opened the lathe and don't know how to take out the spindle shaft and replace the damaged ...
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How can I cheaply drill a 0.1 mm hole in a small piece of tungsten?

I have a 10 mm diameter rod of 99.5% pure tungsten that I want to drill a 0.1 mm hole in using my Grizzly G0768 lathe. The hole only needs to be between 0.1 mm and 1 mm deep and is for a 3D printer ...
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What chuck arbor do I need for a Jacob's JT #33 chuck and G0768 grizzly lathe?

The chuck I have is: Jacob's 0-1/2" JT #33 The lathe I have is: G0768 I'm wondering what chuck arbor I need to buy / how to determine that. Related: the chuck has threads in its hole, but I see no ...
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What's the most cost-effective cutter bit material that can be used to machine aluminum oxide?

Al2O3 is a hard, white material used for making firebricks and numerous molded ceramic parts. Say I had a firebrick, took a core out of it using a thick-walled diamond hole saw and a drill press. ...
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