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Precision Center Punching Using Computer Numerical Control Machine

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000035637D
Original Publication Date: 1989-Jul-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Jan-28

Publishing Venue

IBM

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Authors:
Reester, KA [+details]

Abstract

When drilling small holes (0.5 mm diameter or smaller) in stainless steel on Computer Numerical Control (CNC) machines, 'work hardening' of the material occurs when using conventional 'hole spotting' methods. This process/tool minimizes the 'work hardening'.