Vertical milling machine

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Vertical milling machine Definitions: A vertical milling machine is a machine tool used to machine solid materials. The term vertical refers to the orientation of the main spindle. The spindle can generally be extended (or the table can be raised/lowered, giving the same effect), allowing plunge cuts and drilling. There are two subcategories of vertical mills. Milling machines also move the work piece radially against the rotating milling cutter, which cuts on its sides as well as its tip. Milling machines may be manually operated, mechanically automated, or digitally automated via computer numerical control (CNC). It is faster to set-up than the horizontal machine, uses smaller and less expensive tools. Various range of speeds Either geared or has vee belts and pulleys. Most machines are hand fed, a new variable feed mechanism is now popular Some have a power feed for the quill A tool with a corner radius would give us a better radius.
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  • Fall '08
  • Milling machine, Milling cutter, End Mills, Vertical milling machine

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