CNC Trade Secrets: A Guide to CNC Machine Shop Practices

CNC Trade Secrets: A Guide to CNC Machine Shop Practices

by James Harvey

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Overview

CNC Trade Secrets: A Guide to CNC Machine Shop Practices by James Harvey

Overview

CNC Trade Secrets is from the author of the bestselling and universally praisedMachine Shop Trade SecretsThis new manual does for CNC machining what the first book did for conventional machining.

With this guide to proven CNC machine shop practices, you will be producing machine parts faster, with fewer errors, and with less labor. You’ll discover that you don’t have to know “everything there is to know” to make parts on CNC machines - just as, for example, you don’t have to know everything about Microsoft Word to write a letter. Whether you are a shop owner, machinist, designer, or hobbyist, you will find yourself referring to this manual again and again.   

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780831135027
Publisher: Industrial Press, Inc.
Publication date: 10/15/2014
Edition description: First Edition
Pages: 150
Sales rank: 786,727
Product dimensions: 8.40(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.40(d)

About the Author

James Harvey is a full-time machinist and plastic mold maker. He has made his living working in shops across the U.S. for nearly 40 years. His no-nonsense approach to listing machining rules-of-thumb is an unprecedented, effective way to share this valuable knowledge.

Table of Contents

Introduction. Proper Planning. Get a Grip. Avoiding Crashes. Chamfering and Edge Dressing. More Help for Engineers. Becoming Familiar with CAD. Becoming Familiar with CAM. Becoming Familiar with Code. Fire Up a Machine. Odds and Ends. Index.

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