relief angle

relief angle

[ri′lēf ‚aŋ·gəl]
(mechanical engineering)
The angle between a relieved surface and a tangential plane at a cutting edge.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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The barrier pillar in the protective seam must be labeled in the mining engineering plan, and the coal pillar's affected zone must be determined according to the interlayer space and stress relief angle. Furthermore, the coal pillar's affected zone should be adjusted based on the dynamic changes of the methane flow behavior.
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The different cutting insert shapes selected are C (Diamond 80[degrees]), D (Diamond 55[degrees]) and S (Diamond 90[degrees]), relief angle of 0[degrees], 3[degrees] and 7[degrees] and nose radius of 0.4 mm, 0.8 mm and 1.2 mm.
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Insert styles are arranged in tables, grouped by shape along with tolerance class and relief angle. Data detailing number of edges, T-land style, depth of cut, grade availability, and Valenite's simplified EDP ordering number accompany an illustration of each insert style.
The combination of the world's first indexable insert endmill with eccentric relief angle and the Big Plus simultaneous taper and flange contact spindle system from BIG Kaiser Precision Tooling (Elk Grove Village, IL) is saving Rovema Packaging Machines USA (Lawrenceville, GA) precious cash and valuable time on an important disc brake caliper milling operation at its plant just north of Atlanta.
The abrasive grain with the conical angle [beta], is considered to have height [h.sub.g], base width b, tip radius r (obtained by wearing in machining process), e distance between the grains, [gamma] and a the rake and relief angle.