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CUTTING OILS

   
CHEMICAL CUTTING FLUIDS

    EMULSIFIABLE OR SOLUBLE OILS

   
STRAIGHT CUTTING OILS

    TYPES OF CUTTING FLUIDS

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HEAT TREATING

    APPROXIMATE TEMPER COLORS **

    HARDENING/TEMPERING DATA **

    HARDNESS TESTING (TYPES)

    HARDNESS CONVERSION CHART

    HEAT TREATMENT TERMS: *

    HOW DO I HARDEN STEEL *

    TEMPERATURE COLOR CHART OF METAL BEING HEATED **

    TEMPERING OR DRAWING **

    Rockwell Hardness Test**

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HISTORY OF MACHINING

    HISTORY OF MILLING**

    HISTORY OF TAPPING **     HISTORY OF TAPPING ** 

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MACHINING

    FEEDS AND SPEEDS FOR TWIST DRILLS

    HERE'S THE EASIEST TAP DRILL FORMULA 
    THAT YOU WILL FIND.
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    HINTS, TIPS, IDEAS ON DRILLING

    Reamer Difficulties 

    STAINLESS STEEL BRAZING *

    STAINLESS STEEL HOW TO AVOID GALLING *

  STAINLESS STEEL MACHINING **

    STAINLESS STEEL POLISHING & BUFFING *

    STAINLESS STEEL SOLDERING **

    TAP DRILL SIZES FOR THREAD FORMING TAPS**

    TAP DRILL SIZES FOR THREADED INSERTS (HELICOIL) **

    USING ROTARY TABLES **

    WHAT IS BORING? **

    WIRE BRUSH TERMINOLOGY

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METALS:

    ALLOYING ELEMENTS *

    FOUR DIGIT ALLOY NUMBERING SYSTEMS *

    GENERAL PROPERTIES OF ALLOY STEELS. **

    STAINLESS STEEL *

    STAINLESS STEEL MACHINING *

    TOOL STEELS *

    TYPES OF CAST IRON: **

    TYPES OF STAINLESS STEEL *

    WHAT ARE METALS MADE OF **

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METALWORKING TERMS:

    CARBIDE INSERT TERMS: *

    COUNTERBORE & COUNTERSINK TERMS: *

    DEFINITION OF ALLOWANCE AND    TOLERANCES TERMS *

    DEFINITION OF FILE TERMS *

    DRILL TERMS *

    HEAT TREATMENT TERMS: *

      PRESSWORKING TERMS: *

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MISCELLANEOUS 

    BACKLASH IN GEARS

    SURFACE TREATMENTS OF TAPS

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SHEET METAL

    DIE CLEARANCE FOR MILD STEEL **

    PRESSURE REQUIRED TO SHEAR 1" LENGTH IN TONS *

    PRESSWORKING TERMS: *

    WHAT HAPPENS WHEN A HOLE IS PUNCHED? **

    WHAT IS GAGE OR GAUGE **

    

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SPECIFICATIONS OF TOOLS + CONVERSION CHARTS

    JARNO AND BROWN & SHARPE TAPER SPECIFICATIONS **

    METRIC THREAD CONVERSION **

    MORSE AND JACOB TAPER SPECIFICATIONS **

    Sheet Metal Gage Conversion Chart (Inches)**

    STANDARD MARKS OR SYMBOLS ON TAPS

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