The angle that specifies the rotation of a machine tool about the x axis. abandon



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B AXIS

The angle that specifies the rotation of a machine tool about the y axis.

BACK RAKE

An angle on a single-point turning tool measured between the plane of the tool face and the reference plane.

TURBINE

A machine that develops rotary power by directing a high-velocity fluid against blades mounted around the rim of a wheel. As a high-velocity fluid passes through a turbine, it pushes against the blades and causes the wheel to turn. The rotation of the wheel turns the axle, which drives the connected machinery.

VSA

Vertical sextant angle used for determining distance off. Distance off = (Height of object, mtrs x 1852) S.A. in mins

AUTOMATIC SCREW MACHINE

A machine designed to automatically produce finished parts from bar stock at high production rates; the term is not an exact, specific machine tool classification.

AXIAL RUNOUT

The total amount, along the axis of rotation, by which the rotation of a cutting tool deviates from a plane.

V.S.A.

Vertical sextant angle used for determining distance off. Distance off = (Height of object, mtrs x 1852) S.A. in mins

TRIO UNIT

A filter-regulator -lubricator. Conditions of before entering machine or air tool or equipment.

DIVIDER

A tool for bisecting an angle in layout work.

ARBOR

  1. A cylindrical device positioned between the spindle and outer bearing of a milling machine and designed to hold a milling cutter. 2. A shaft or spindle used to hold a revolving cutting tool or the work to be cut.

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