A Tale of Two Metals

Author Michael Deren
Published
May 01,2001 - 12:00pm

Related Glossary Terms

  • endmilling

    endmilling

    Operation in which the cutter is mounted on the machine’s spindle rather than on an arbor. Commonly associated with facing operations on a milling machine.

Endmilling stainless steel and aluminum reveals that these two materials are surprisingly similiar.

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Machinist's Corner Columnist

Michael Deren is a manufacturing engineer/project manager and a regular CTE contributor. He can be reached via e-mail at mderen1@wi.rr.com.