RESEARCH PAPERS: Other Technical Papers

A System of Specification of Lathe Tool Nomenclature

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W. K. Luk

Manufacturing Science Laboratory, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada

J. Eng. Ind 93(2), 615-619 (May 01, 1971) (5 pages) doi:10.1115/1.3427971 History: Received August 03, 1970; Online July 15, 2010


From the mechanics of turning operation, a system of specification of lathe tool nomenclature is derived. The system also satisfies the criteria of ease of grinding and ease of inspection.

Copyright © 1971 by ASME
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