No other book covers CNC control setup in such practical detail. This unique reference from the author of the best-selling CNC Programming Handbook features nearly all of the activities a typical CNC operator performs on a daily basis. Starting with overall descriptions and in-depth explanations of various features, it goes much further and is sure to be a valuable resource for anyone involved in CNC. Describes working with all types of offsets for milling and turning applications, interpretation of part programs, applying trial cuts, making program changes, and much more. Places emphasis on troubleshooting many common problems that occur in CNC operations. Presents suggested methods of correction, along with methods of prevention.
This all new handbook is the most comprehensive and authoritative reference available on CNC machining centers and their capabilities, commonly used CNC commands, and CNC related tooling for the production of precision machined components. Written for programmers, engineers, and operators, it provides a ready reference for basic theory, production data, and machining procedure. Both apprentices and experienced operators and programmers will find this invaluable reference an essential source for all their needs. Analyzes entire machining systems while covering milling, boring, turning, grinding, and related CNC tooling. References individual CNC commands by graphical representation of the toolpath and the surfaces produced. Every generic command is cross-referenced by industry standard CNC machine formats and illustrated by the surface, machine movement, or toolpath that results from using the individual commands. Allows users of precision machining centers and high-rate material removal systems to become better and more successful programmers.
A proven guide to computer-aided machining, CNC Programming: Principles and Applications has been revised to give readers the most up-to-date information on G- and M- code programming available today. This edition retains the book's comprehensive yet concise approach, offering an overview of the entire manufacturing process, from planning through code writing and setup. is the new edition includes expanded coverage of tooling, manufacturing processes, print reading, quality control, and precision measurement. Designed to meet the needs of both beginning machinists and seasoned machinists making the transition to the abstract realm of CNC, this book is a valuable resource that will be referred to again and again. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Designed to introduce new technologies to students, instructors, manufacturing engineers, supervisors and managers, this ready reference includes many new manufacturing technologies for those who do not have time to undertake the necessary research. Each topic addresses the following points: a brief description of the technology and where it is used the underlying theory and principles and how the technology works where the technology can be used and what conventional process it may replace the requirements necessary to make it work and some possible pitfalls advantages and disadvantages successful application areas. This state-of-the-art book is sure to be an effective resource for anyone wanting to stay up to date with the very latest technologies in manufacturing.
Provides the ideas, guidelines and techniques you need to capture the full potential of your CNC equipment. Nearly every aspect of CNC operations is addressed and the book is organized so you can use it as a step-by-step guide to efficient CNC utilization or as a shop floor reference for continuous improvement. Hundreds of specific utilization-boosting techniques are detailed.
The ever-increasing use of NC and CNC in industry has created a need for personnel who are knowledgeable about and capable of preparing the programs that guide the machine tools to produce parts to the required shape and accuracy. With this in mind, the authors have prepared this textbook to take the mystery out of CNC-to put it into a logical sequence and express it in simple language that everyone can understand. Written by the authors of CNC Programming Basics: A Primer for the SkillsUSA/VICA Championships, this thorough reference covers everything from programming basics to bench-top teaching machines to industrial machines to milling and turning programming to an introduction to CAD/CAM.
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For advanced undergraduate/ graduate-level courses in Automation, Production Systems, and Computer-Integrated Manufacturing. This exploration of the technical and engineering aspects of automated production systems provides the most advanced, comprehensive, and balanced coverage of the subject of any text on the market. It covers all the major cutting-edge technologies of production automation and material handling, and how these technologies are used to construct modern manufacturing systems.
Offering complete coverage of the technologies, machine tools, and operations of a wide range of machining processes, Machining Technology presents the essential principles of machining and then examines traditional and nontraditional machining methods. Available for the first time in one easy-to-use resource, the book elucidates the fundamentals, basic elements, and operations of the general purpose machine tools used for the production of cylindrical and flat surfaces by turning, drilling and reaming, shaping and planing, milling, boring, broaching, and abrasive processes.