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CONTOUR TURNING [1 record]

Record 1 1999-10-09

English

Subject field(s)
  • Lathe Work (Machine-Tooling)
DEF

A turning operation in which a three-dimensional reproduction of the shape of a template is made by controlling the cutting tool with a follower that moves over the surface of a template.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Tournage sur métaux
DEF

Forme de chariotage permettant d'imprimer à l'outil le déplacement correspondant à la courbe qu'il faut reproduire et de donner à la pièce un profil conforme à cette courbe.

Spanish

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