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TECHNICAL BASICS

TECHNICAL TERMS OF TOOLS AND CUTTERS EXPLAINED: TECHNICAL BASICS

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1. BLOWPIPE

Gas welding torch in which oxygen and acetylene are mixed and ejected from a nozzle.

2. CURLING TOOL

Tool designed and made to curl the edge of a metal article.

3. DEAD SMOOTH FILE

A file having teeth of very fine cut in other words, with its teeth very closely spaced or pitched.

4. DIAMOND POINT CHISEL

A type of cold chisel ground with a diamond point.

5. DIE NUT

Tool, shaped like a square or hexagonal nut, and provided with cutting edges, employed for cutting or sizing external threads.



6. EXPANSION REAMER

A type of hand or machine reamer in which the diameter may be slightly increased by an expanding screw.

7. LAP

A tool for finishing internal and external surfaces of the workpiece by charging the lap with a fine abrasive. Always made from metals which

are softer than the metal being lapped.

8. LOADED WHEEL

A grinding wheel that has become dull or filled up from the abrasive particles of the material being ground.

9. MACHINE TAPS

Taps designed for continuous rather than intermittent cutting and which have less land, more chip space, spiral or straight flutes, and longer shanks on some types.

10. SHANK

The non-cutting end of a tool that fits into the holding device for driving, as the taper shank on a drill.

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