Jig and Fixture Design / Edition 4

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Keep up to date with this text that covers the advances in jigs and fixtures and provides an understanding of how and why jigs and fixtures are designed and built. Economy and simplicity in tool design principles are stressed throughout.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780827365964
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • Publication date: 11/14/1995
  • Series: Drafing Series
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 4
  • Pages: 338
  • Product dimensions: 10.85 (w) x 10.85 (h) x 0.53 (d)

Meet the Author

Dr. Edward G. Hoffman is the President of Hoffman & Associates, an engineering consulting firm based in Colorado Springs, Colorado, and has over 25 years of industrial experience. He has written 17 books on tool and manufacturing engineering subjects and currently writes 40 magazine columns per year for several trade journals. Edward has also taught and lectured for colleges, technical societies, and trades schools for over 10 years.

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Table of Contents

Unit 1 Purpose of Tool Design 1
Unit 2 Types and Functions of Jigs and Fixtures 7
Unit 3 Supporting and Locating Principles 20
Unit 4 Clamping and Workholding Principles 40
Unit 5 Basic Construction Principles 60
Unit 6 Design Economics 78
Unit 7 Developing the Initial Design 88
Unit 8 Tool Drawings 96
Unit 9 Template Jigs 125
Unit 10 Vise-Held and Plate Fixtures 136
Unit 11 Plate Jigs 156
Unit 12 Angle-Plate Jigs and Fixtures 175
Unit 13 Channel and Box Jigs 190
Unit 14 Vise-Jaw Jigs and Fixtures 202
Unit 15 Power Workholding 217
Unit 16 Modular Workholding 225
Unit 17 Welding and Inspection Tooling 243
Unit 18 Low-Cost Jigs and Fixtures 253
Unit 19 Tooling for Numerically Controlled Machines 288
Unit 20 Setup Reduction for Workholding 299
Unit 21 Tool Materials 309
Appendix 323
Glossary 325
Professional Organizations 334
Index 335
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