- Face and Flank
- On a cutting edge the face is the side where the chip is formed and the flank is the other side of the parting action.
- A piece of metal in a way that adjusts to
remove play and compensate for wear. This machine uses tapered gibs with
a adjusting screw at the left end and a locking screw on the right end.
Loosen the right end slightly and tighten the left end to remove play.
adjusting should be done with light finger pressure. (Cheaper systems
use a straight gib with series of screws normal to the gib that tighten
Chips, shavings, turnings and cutting fluid - the metal—the debris or
waste resulting from metalworking operations. Continuous, spring-like,
swarf is bulky hard to handle so use of a cutting tool with a
chip-breaker is recommended to produce denser, more manageable chips.
From old English sweorfan - to file away
- Tramp oil
- Sometimes called sump oil, is oil that
has mixed with cutting fluid (coolants) or swarf. Skimmers are used to
separate the tramp oil from coolant.
- The guide that holds a table so it can slide back and forth.
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