MILLING MACHINE OPERATIONS - OD1644 - LESSON 1/TASK 1
GANG MILLING OPERATIONS.
General. Form milling is the process of machining special contours
composed of curves and straight lines, or entirely of curves, at a single
cut, or with a fly cutter ground for the job.
The more common form milling operations involve milling
half-round recesses and beads and quarter-round radii on the workpieces
(figure 19 on the following page). This operation is accomplished by using
Other jobs for formed milling cutters include milling intricate
patterns on workpieces and milling several complex surfaces in a single cut,
such as produced by gang milling.