Handbook of High-Speed Machining Technology

  • Editors
  • Robert I. King

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-viii
  2. General Theory

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Robert I. King
      Pages 3-26
    3. B. F. von Turkovich
      Pages 27-47
    4. J. Tlusty
      Pages 48-153
    5. C. F. Barth
      Pages 154-170
  3. Turning

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 171-171
    2. C. F. Barth
      Pages 173-193
  4. Milling

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 195-196
    2. F. J. McGee
      Pages 241-258
    3. J. F. Truncale
      Pages 259-272
  5. Drills and Drilling

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 273-273
    2. S. M. Wu
      Pages 275-276
    3. S. M. Wu
      Pages 296-304
    4. S. M. Wu
      Pages 305-316
    5. S. M. Wu
      Pages 317-326
  6. Grinding

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 327-327
    2. Robert S. Hahn
      Pages 329-384
  7. Laser Applications

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 385-385
    2. Stephen M. Copley
      Pages 387-416
  8. General Management Considerations

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 417-417
    2. William V. Burgess
      Pages 419-422
    3. Richard C. Stewart
      Pages 423-435
    4. Vijay H. Tipnis
      Pages 436-446
  9. Back Matter
    Pages 468-471

About this book


The United States now spends approximately $115 billion annually to perform its metal removal tasks using conventional machining technology. Of this total amount, about $14 billion is invested in the aerospace and associated industries. It becomes clear that metal removal technology is a very important candidate for rigorous investigation looking toward improvement of produc­tivity within the manufacturing system. To aid in this endeavor, work has begun to establish a new scientific and technical base that will provide prin­ciples upon which manufacturing decisions may be based. One of the metal removal areas that has the potential for great economic advantages is high-speed machining and related technology. This text is concerned with discussions of ways in which high-speed machining systems can solve immediate problems of profiling, pocketing, slotting, sculpturing, facing, turning, drilling, and thin-walled sectioning. Benefits to many existing programs are provided by aiding in solving a current management production problem, that of efficiently removing large volumes of metal by chip removal. The injection of new high-rate metal removal techniques into conventional production procedures, which have remained basically unchanged for a cen­tury, presents a formidable systems problem, both technically and man agerially.The proper solution requires a sophisticated, difficult process whereby management-worker relationships are reassessed, age-old machine deSigns reevaluated, and a new vista of product/process planning and design admitted.


cutting design grinding laser machine machining management manufacturing metals planning production technology

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