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Iscar Tooling for a Propeller
Iscar is always sharing great video content. In this video they go through the tooling needed to mill a Propeller in a 5-Axis Mill. Of course there is a lot of design, programming, and setup, but this is a very nice summary of the tooling and the process itself.
Thread Classes – Basics
Classes were established in order to give manufactures a better understanding of the thread tightness that can be achieved by using a given tap. It must be tight enough to fasten, but loose enough to allow the connection. When considering the a tap’s class, it is important to understand that this is simply a representation […]