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== Reading Material ==
 
== Reading Material ==
 
This is a scan of two chapters from the book Machining Fundamentals on mills. This is a highly illustrated book with lots of different mill configurations and ways of using a mill.
 
This is a scan of two chapters from the book Machining Fundamentals on mills. This is a highly illustrated book with lots of different mill configurations and ways of using a mill.
* [http://www.bloominglabs.org/downloads/Machining_Fundamentals-Lathe-chapters_13+14+15.pdf.zip Machining_Fundamentals-Lathe-chapters_13+14+15.pdf.zip] (128MB)
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* [http://www.bloominglabs.org/downloads/Machining_Fundamentals-Mill-chapters_17+18.pdf.zip Machining_Fundamentals-Mill-chapters_17+18.pdf.zip] (128MB)
  
 
Here are some scans from an older book called the "Metal Working Handbook". I recommend reading the chapter on Measuring Tools at least:
 
Here are some scans from an older book called the "Metal Working Handbook". I recommend reading the chapter on Measuring Tools at least:
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This site has some more reading material on using mills:
 
This site has some more reading material on using mills:
 
* [http://jjjtrain.com/vms/library.html http://jjjtrain.com/vms/library.html]
 
* [http://jjjtrain.com/vms/library.html http://jjjtrain.com/vms/library.html]
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== Supplementary books ==
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* [http://books.google.com/books?id=pPoNZB4xqHoC&printsec=frontcover&source=gbs_ge_summary_r&cad=0#v=onepage&q&f=false Machinery's Handbook Pocket Companion]
  
  
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* [http://techtv.mit.edu/videos/143-machine-shop-6] - MIT video 3 for the mill
 
* [http://techtv.mit.edu/videos/143-machine-shop-6] - MIT video 3 for the mill
 
* [http://techtv.mit.edu/videos/183-machine-shop-7] - MIT video 4 for the mill
 
* [http://techtv.mit.edu/videos/183-machine-shop-7] - MIT video 4 for the mill
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* [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ip2jm_6aUyk&noredirect=1] - A good video on selecting endmills and how to determine speeds to run at
  
 
More videos:
 
More videos:

Latest revision as of 13:24, 5 July 2013

This is reference material for people interested in using our mill. This material is collected here in order to assist a workshop on using the mill as well as for people to teach themselves how to use this machine.


The Mill


[edit] Reading Material

This is a scan of two chapters from the book Machining Fundamentals on mills. This is a highly illustrated book with lots of different mill configurations and ways of using a mill.

Here are some scans from an older book called the "Metal Working Handbook". I recommend reading the chapter on Measuring Tools at least:


This site has some more reading material on using mills:


[edit] Supplementary books


[edit] Videos

These MIT training videos are a reasonable introduction to the mill. They are part of a 10 video series on machine tools, these are the lathe videos from this series. They each are about 45 minutes in length.

  • [1] - MIT video 1 for the mill
  • [2] - MIT video 2 for the mill
  • [3] - MIT video 3 for the mill
  • [4] - MIT video 4 for the mill
  • [5] - A good video on selecting endmills and how to determine speeds to run at

More videos:

  • [6] - A listing of milling videos from archive.org
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