Surface Finish
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WARNING: Machine tools present a safety hazard. Improper operation can result in severe injury. These topics are for non-laboratory study only and are not to be used in conjunction with the operation of any tool or machine described herein. Never use a machine tool without the supervision of a qualified instructor.
1: What is Surface Finish? Description of surface finish types, their usefulness in industry, and a microscopic look at the finish of a surface.

2: How to Read Surface Finish Symbols ANSI/ASME B46.1-1995 surface finish symbols and their meaning.

3: The Theory Behind Surface Finish Values. How an arithmetic mean is used to average inputs.

4: Predicting Surface Finishes Formulas used to determine surface finish before machining.

5: Measuring Surfaces Three typical methods of gauging surface finish.

6: Processes Surface finishes produced by machining processes.

7: Surface Economics The cost of quality.

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