Broaching Machine 

What are the Advantages and Limitations of Broaching Machine?

Advantages of Broaching Machine Broaching has been adopted for mass production work. It has following features and advantages: Rate of production is very high with properly applied broaches, fixtures and machines, more pieces can be turned out per hour by broaching than by any other means. Little skill is required to perform a broaching operation, in most cases the operator merely loads and unloads the work piece. High accuracy and high class of surface finish is possible. A tolerance of ±0.0075 mm and surface finish of about 0.8 microns can…

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What are the Main Parts of a Broaching Machine?

Ram – It is actuated by the piston in the cylinder of the hydraulic drive. It moves to and fro during the operation. In case of pulling type of broaching machine the ram pulls the broach with the required pressure for cutting stroke and goes inside the ram head.   Hydraulic Drive – It is housed in the base and powered by electric motor. This provides the required pressure for pulling or pushing the broach. Bed – Bed is the robust casting on which the main units are mounted. The…

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What is a Broaching Machine?

The term broaching may have been derived from an ancient roman word braccus, which meant an object having projecting teeth. The operation started in the year 1850 when broaching tools were called “drifts”. These drifts were being hammered in blacksmith shop through the work or pushed through with an arbor press. Broaching is a method of removing metal by pushing or pulling a cutting tool called a broach. The tool may be pulled or pushed through the surface to be finished. Surface is finished by broaching flat or contoured and…

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