The looseness of fit (slack) between two pieces press fit-See force fit.
punch, prick -
A solid punch with a sharp point, used to mark centers or other locations on metal.
To rapidly cool heated metal in water, oil brine, or air in the process of heat treating.
In a direction directly outward from the center of a circle or sphere or from the axis of a cylinder. The spokes of a wheel, for
example, are radial.
That part of a shaper which moves back and forth and carries the tool head assembly.
running fit -
A class of fit intended for use on machinery with moderate speeds, where accurate location and minimum play are desired.
A hardened steel hand tool used to scrape surfaces very smooth by removing minute amounts of metal.
scribe (scribe; scratch awl) -
A steel rod 8 to 12 inches long and about 3/16 inches in diameter. It has a long, slender, hardened steel point on one or both
set screw -
A plain screw used principally for locking adjustable parts in position.
The preparation of a machine tool to complete a specific operation. It includes mounting the workpiece and necessary tools
and fixtures, and selecting the proper speeds. feeds, depth of cut and coolants.
Very thin sheets of metal made in precise thickness and used between parts to obtain desired fits. Sometimes they are
laminated, to be pulled off to the desired depth.
A term for the step made between two machined surfaces.
slitting saw -
A narrow milling cutter designed for cutoff operations or for cutting narrow slots.