Vertical Milling Machine

Vertical Milling Machine

Updated Jan 21, 2021

 At the end of this lesson, you will be able to identify the basic control systems and machining methods used on a vertical milling machine and explain the basic operations necessary to manufacture replacement or repair parts used in various types of equipment. • Identify the function of the vertical milling machine’s operational controls • Explain how workpieces and cutting tools may be precision located through coordinate measuring • Explain how to square a workpiece on a vertical milling machine • Describe the use of the holding and clamping tools • Explain how to determine suitable speeds and feeds for various: – Cutting tools – Operations – Workpiece materials • Describe the use of each of the following cutting tools: • End mills