tool bit


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tool bit

[′tül ‚bit]
(engineering)
A piece of high-strength metal, usually steel, ground to make single-point cutting tools for metal-cutting operations.
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A properly sharpened tool bit was used to reduce the diameter of the firing pin nose tip from 0.
The heater has a thermostat control screw behind a tamper-proof cover plate, accessible only by using a special tool bit, sold with the heater.
Fine particulates can pass through the intake pump and reach the tool bit and the workpiece.
My friend and boss, Lonnie Light, and I were working in the West Texas oil patch when we had to go in the hole to make a routine replacement of a Hughes tool bit we were using to drill a well.
AGONY: A hospital X-ray shows how the tool bit entered the front of Ron's head and came out the back.
The cutting stroke of the shaper is made by moving the tool bit attached to the ram.
Early CNC systems relied on a highly-skilled operator or engineering staff to determine the direction of the machine, tool path, tool bit offset and coordinates using mathematics and equations.
Lathe setup should find the properly sharpened lathe tool bit making just light contact with the locking lugs with the graduated carriage stop on zero.
One problem with the direct-drive clutch is that the tool bit turns immediately when the operator starts the screwdriver.
Once set, the tool determines the dimension from the center of the bar to the tip of the tool bit or the inside of the bore, allowing the diameter to be read and the cut to be finished.
Remember, the total thickness of the stacked shims is the exact amount needed to move the lathe carriage stop, allowing the tool bit to reduce barrel shoulder metal.
The new cryogenic diamond-turning method greatly extends the lifetime of the cutting tool by using liquid nitrogen to cool a specially designed diamond tool bit and workpiece clamp.