Milling

Science / Geology / Milling: The activities of preparing an ore for market. This can include: crushing, grinding, concentration, separation of impurities, and conversion into a transportable state.

Face Milling

Business / Machine Shop / Face Milling: Milling a large flat surface with a milling cutter that operates in a plane that is at right angles to its axis. MORE

Straddle Milling

Business / Machine Shop / Straddle Milling: A milling setup where two side milling cutters are spaced on an arbor to machine two parallel surfaces with a single cut. MORE

Milling Cutter

Business / Machine Shop / Milling Cutter: A cutting tool, generally cylindrical in shape used on a milling machine and operated essentially like a circular saw. MORE

Climb Milling

Business / Machine Shop / Climb Milling: A method of milling in which the work table moves in the same direction as the direction of rotation of the milling center. Sometimes called down cutting or down milling. MORE

Universal Milling Machine

Business / Machine Shop / Universal Milling Machine: A milling machine with a worktable that can be swiveled for milling helical work. It is always supplied with attachments, including an indexing fixture. MORE

Wet-Milling

Business / Agriculture / Wet-Milling: A process in which feed material is steeped in water, with or without sulphur dioxide, to soften the seed kernel in order to help separate the kernel’s various components. For example, wet-milling p MORE

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