Accession Number : AD0677541

Title :   NUMERICAL CONTROL.

Descriptive Note : Final rept.,

Corporate Author : GENERAL DYNAMICS/CONVAIR SAN DIEGO CALIF

Personal Author(s) : Padilla,S. C.

Report Date : JUL 1961

Pagination or Media Count : 54

Abstract : Various facets of numerical control technology are discussed in this report. Studies were made on the state-of-the-art and the developments of second generation machine tools. Particular emphasis was placed on the qualification testing and final acceptance of the McKay Drilling and Counterboring machine, the numerical control fabrication of test panels using newly developed APT (Automatic Programmed Tools) routines, and evaluation studies on numerical control systems for machine tool acquisition. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*MACHINE TOOLS, AUTOMATION), MANUFACTURING, CONTROL SYSTEMS, PUNCHED TAPE

Subject Categories : Mfg & Industrial Eng & Control of Product Sys

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE