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Jig and Fixture Design, 5Eby Hoffman, Edward
Delmar Cengage Learning
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By emphasizing similarities among types and styles, Jig and Fixture Design, 5E speeds readers to a complete understanding of the why's and how's of designing and building a variety of different workholders for manufacturing. From simple template and plate-type jigs to complex channel and box-type tooling, this newly revised edition features more than 500 illustrations of tools and applications to spur readers to success. All-new sections on assembly tools, handling tools, and catalog reading enable readers to develop important skills. Specific examples of various jigs and commercially available fixtures also appear to guide readers in developing their understanding of how design principles, as well as the latest design and manufacturing technologies, are being applied in the construction of jigs and fixtures today. As in past editions, heavy emphasis is placed on the economics of jigs and fixtures, including methods and formulas for use in estimating workholder costs. A solid background in industrial processes, as well as machine shop technology, is assumed.
Table of Contents
|Basic Types & Functions of Jigs and Fixtures|
|Purpose of Tool Design|
|Types and Functions of Jigs and Fixtures|
|Supporting and Locating Principles|
|Clamping and Workholding Principles|
|Basic Construction Principles|
|Considerations of Design Economics|
|Developing the Initial Design|
|Designing and Constructing Jigs and Fixtures|
|Vise-held and Plate Fixtures|
|Angle-Plate Jigs and Fixtures|
|Channel and Box Jigs|
|Vise-Jaw Jigs and Fixtures|
|Specialized Workholding Topics|
|Welding and Inspection Tooling|
|Low-Cost Jigs and Fixtures|
|Tooling for Numerically Controlled Machines|
|Setup Reduction for Workholding|
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