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Title: Precision Machining and Measuring in Microinches

Abstract

This historical film shows early technological advances in machining at the Y-12 National Security Complex in Oak Ridge, TN. The introduction of the air bearing spindle was revolutionary and resulted in the ability to machine tolerances to within micro inches.

Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Y-12 (Oak Ridge Y-12 Plant (Y-12), Oak Ridge, TN (United States))
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1363789
Resource Type:
Multimedia
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
42 ENGINEERING; AIR BEARING SPINDLE; MACHINE TOOLING; MACHINES; HEAT SENSOR; AIR LUBRICATION; GRAPHITE PADS; THRUST BEARINGS; FILTER; BEARING PADS; WORK SPINDLES

Citation Formats

None. Precision Machining and Measuring in Microinches. United States: N. p., 2011. Web.
None. Precision Machining and Measuring in Microinches. United States.
None. Mon . "Precision Machining and Measuring in Microinches". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1363789.
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title = {Precision Machining and Measuring in Microinches},
author = {None},
abstractNote = {This historical film shows early technological advances in machining at the Y-12 National Security Complex in Oak Ridge, TN. The introduction of the air bearing spindle was revolutionary and resulted in the ability to machine tolerances to within micro inches.},
doi = {},
journal = {},
number = ,
volume = ,
place = {United States},
year = {2011},
month = {10}
}

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