Formdrehen

English translation: form or contour turning

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German term or phrase:Formdrehen
English translation:form or contour turning
Entered by: Yuu Andou

07:12 Mar 1, 2018
German to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Mechanics / Mech Engineering
German term or phrase: Formdrehen
Beim ***Formdrehen*** wird die Form des Werkstückes direkt durch genaue Steuerung der Vorschubbewegung des Werkzeugs erstellt. Beispiele hierfür sind z. B. das Kopierdrehen und das NC-Formdrehen, bei welchem die Form des Werkstückes als NC-Programm in der Steuerung abgelegt ist.
Yuu Andou
Local time: 13:00
form or contour turning
Explanation:
It's a lathe/turning operation that creates a tapered or contoured shape.

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Note added at 29 mins (2018-03-01 07:42:03 GMT)
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Undeciphered Google link: https://smithy.com/machining-handbook/chapter-3/page/23
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Darrel Knutson
Germany
Local time: 06:00
Grading comment
Danke schoen!
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4 +3form or contour turning
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form or contour turning


Explanation:
It's a lathe/turning operation that creates a tapered or contoured shape.

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Note added at 29 mins (2018-03-01 07:42:03 GMT)
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Undeciphered Google link: https://smithy.com/machining-handbook/chapter-3/page/23

Example sentence(s):
  • Form turning is the process of machining radii and these irregular shapes.

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Darrel Knutson
Germany
Local time: 06:00
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PRO pts in category: 16
Grading comment
Danke schoen!

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