Posts Tagged ‘Drill Bit’

In most cases, we do not know the purpose that the tools we are making will be used for. But every so often we do learn about the job, and often times out tools help make some really cool stuff.  One that stands out the most, and perhaps the one that I am most proud of, was […]

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The United States was founded by a group of people who were by and large do-it-yourselfers. It comes as no surprise that over the decades the American people have only grown in that same attitude and because of it we have created one of the world’s most powerful economies and one of the best environments […]

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Knowing the hardness of the material you are machining is important.  It helps determine the appropriate speeds and feeds for your application and can affect the design of the tool being used in the machining process.  Despite this importance, it is surprising, although very common, that many machinists do not know the hardness of the […]

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Pre-Ream Hole Size

Posted: 6th April 2012 by brednane1981 in Pre-Ream Hole Size, Reaming
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The amount of material left in the hole prior to reaming “pre-ream hole size” plays an integral role in the quality of the reamed hole. The pre-ream hole size affects characteristics in the reamed hole including hole finish, hole straightness, tool life, and cycle time. There are several ways in which the pre-ream hole size […]

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