6 January 2017

Introduction of milling machine

The first milling machine came into existence in about 1770 and was a french origin.

The milling cutter was first developed by Jacques de Vaucanson in 1782.

The first successful plain milling machine was designed by Eli Whitney in 1818.

The universal milling machine was invented by Joseph R Brown a member of Brown and Sharpe company in 1861.

A milling machine is a machine tool that removes metal as the work is fed against a rotating multipoint cutter. The cutter rotates at a high speed and because of the multiple cutting edges.

it removes metal at a very fast rate.

The machine can also hold one or number of cutters at a time so milling machine finds wide application in production work.