What are the Broach Elements?

Ordinary cut broaches for machining previously drilled holes consist of the following elements: Pull End – This is designed to permit engagement of the broach with the broaching machine through the use of puller head. Front Pilot – This centres the broach in the hole before the teeth begin to cut. Roughing and Semi Finishing Teeth – These remove most of the stock in the hole. Finishing Teeth – These are for sizing the hole and must have the shape required for the finished hole. Rear Pilot and Follower Rest…

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