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Jig and fixture design

Author: Edward G Hoffman
Publisher: Clifton Park, NY : Thomson/Delmar Learning, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 5th edView all editions and formats

This text helps readers gain a complete understanding of the whys and hows of designing and building a variety of different workholders for manufacturing. It includes sections on assembly tools and  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Edward G Hoffman
ISBN: 1401811078 9781401811075
OCLC Number: 55765101
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xiv, 369 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
Contents: Sec. 1 Basic types and functions of jigs and fixtures --
unit 1 Purpose of tool design --
unit 2 Types and functions of jigs and fixtures --
unit 3 Supporting and locating principles --
unit 4 Clamping and workholding principles --
unit 5 Basic construction principles --
Sec. II Consideration of design principles --
unit 6 Design economics --
unit 7 Developing the initial design --
unit 8 Tool drawings --
Sec. III Designing and constructing jigs and fixtures --
unit 9 Template jigs --
unit 10 Vise-held and plate fixtures --
unit 11 Plate jigs --
unit 12 Angle-plate jigs and fixtures --
unit 13 Channel and box jigs --
unit 14 Vise-jaw jigs and fixtures --
Sec. IV Specialized workholding topics --
unit 15 Power workholding --
unit 16 Modular workholding --
unit 17 Welding and inspection tooling --
unit 18 Low-cost jigs and fixtures --
unit 19 Tooling for numerically controlled machines --
unit 20 Setup reduction for workholding --
unit 21 Tool material.
Responsibility: Edward G. Hoffman.
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Preface Section 1 - Basic Types & Functions of Jigs and Fixtures 1 - Purpose of Tool Design 2 - Types and Functions of Jigs and Fixtures 3 - Supporting and Locating Principles 4 - Clamping and Read more...

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