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  • noun in machining, woodworking, etc., the raw material or partially finished piece that is shaped by performing various operations

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  • noun work consisting of a piece of metal being machined


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  • The interface between the BionicTripod and the workpiece is effected by an adaptive grasping device, the FinGripper, which holds the workpiece, e.g. a light bulb, just like a hand.

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  • The workpiece is shortly quenched after having been hardened so that only outer layer is cold.

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  • Obviously because the tool will pass outside the bounds of the workpiece, I need to make sure the workpiece is clamped so that the mill doesn’t mill out the clamp!

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  • Reduction of quality, rework or unusefulness of the workpiece are the consequence.

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  • Precise true running of the workpiece is the precondition for a uniform starting taper of the thread turns.

    3. Preparations for thread cutting by dies and taps

  • Between the probe and the surface of the workpiece is a water delay line which has a defined length.

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  • A group of welding processes in which fusion is produced by heat obtained from resistance to the flow of electric current in a circuit of which the workpiece is a part and

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  • A brazing process in which bonding is produced by the heat obtained from resistance to the flow of electric current in a circuit of which the workpiece is a part, and by using a nonferrous filler metal having a melting point above 800 °F (427 °C), but below that of the base metals.

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  • If by the feed lever the drill spindle together with the clamped tool is moved into the feed direction the drilling tool can penetrate into the workpiece which is fastened on the machine table or being hold tight.

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  • The milling machine (horizontal or vertical miller) is set up according to the geometrical form of the workpiece, the position and size of the surface to be machined, the number of workpieces, the kind of workpiece material and the kind of milling machine available for plain milling or face milling.

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