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thread

(thred),
1. A fine strand of suture material.
2. A filamentous structure.
[M.E., fr. A.S. thraed]

thread

(thrĕd)
1. Any thin filamentous structure (e.g., a stringy substance present in the urine in some infectious diseases of the urinary tract).
2. Suture material.
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The tool workers dip their threading tool in a crock containing a lubricating and cooling solution made of ammonia, graphite, and water after each tooling to prevent the glass from locking onto the tool.
Today Singer has once again made history by creating the SINGER CURVY sewing machine which eliminates the two biggest challenges and frustrations sewers have experienced during the past 157 years--threading the sewing machine and threading the bobbin.
Further, since the thread is being cut in the subspindie while the main spindle is producing the next part, the threading cycle time is free and thereby increasing throughput.
In one application threading a hole in a crack con-rod, the Rekord 2B-ZIKZ-TiN tap running on an Ex-Cell-O 12-spindle was able to increase tool life from 300 threads to 1,340 threads on a 24-mm hole cutting SC 70 S material at a speed of 17m/min (25 reversing) in the same amount of time.
This variable speed threading capability enables the operator to change spindle speed "while in the cut," Pearson explains.
With the expansion of our pipe making capacity last year and the planned threading capacity increase this year, Prudential will be well positioned to meet our customer's increasing needs for OCTG.
The traditional threading method uses G32/G33 codes.
With the XLR Thread Processor, RMI has raised the bar by delivering 32-way threading, outstanding integration, and innovative scalability which will enable a new generation of throughput-optimized connected systems.
On a CNC lathe, a modified plunge angle is used when single point threading insert is programmed to approach the part at a certain angled approach.
A grooving and threading holder is shown at bottom left and various grooving and threading inserts are shown below.
Examples of various types of threading tools available from Emuge Corp.