In this volume, we’ll get you started making clean and precise cuts on your workpiece.
Some of the topics covered:
Basic theory – Conventional vs. Climb milling
Uses of each
The Tools – Endmills, special cutters and nomenclature
Setting Tool Height – Different methods for setting the Z axis starting point for accurate machining
Referencing and Cutting Square – Inspecting our stock and setting it up to be cut square on all axes
Strategies for holding unsquare stock
Finishing, Deburring and Breaking Corners
Using single-point flycutters to create flawless finishes, deburring and setting up workpieces for close-tolerance breaking of corners and chamfering.
Milling & Dovetailing
Milling deep features – setting up and cutting dovetails for sliding or clamping parts
Indicating the Center of a Hole or Bore
Using the test indicator to find the center of a bore to .00025" or better
Using the Co-Axial indicator
Running time: 1 hour 8 mins.