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(1) Broaches are bar-shaped cutting tools that, when attached to broaching machines, are used to remove material from workpieces to form complex holes and finish surfaces with a high degree of accuracy.
The buyer said that it would boost Federal Broach's production capacity to market broaches and broach machines in Asia, while also using the company to bolster the position of its own gear cutting products in North America and Europe.
The toolholder uses the standard 1.25" length rotary broaches and can be used for any type of CNC, Swiss, or manual turning, milling, drilling, or screw machine.
The adjustment free rotary broaching toolholder uses standard 1.25" length rotary broaches. Slater Tools Inc., www.rsleads.com/7115p-181
The tool holder uses the standard 1.25-inch length rotary broaches; stock of available standard broaches also has been increased, the company said.
Finally, the author broaches philosophical questions, such as whether the universe is infinite, whether nonhuman intelligent life might reach Earth, and whether time has an end.
Content and behavior are just two--but highly important--areas she broaches. In addition, she provides examinations of collaborative environments, perceived parental ignorance, and the integration of good technology pedagogy into the school curriculum.
It's telling that some black dance artists expressed caution about discussing some of the topics Dixon Gottschild broaches in her interviews.
This fascinating study broaches a topic that has long been analyzed with little more than wild speculation.
A spokesman said: "We would be delighted to receive any rings, bracelets, broaches and watches.
Keita, currently Associate Professor of History and Director of Africana Studies at Villanova University, broaches several important and more or less Afrocentric themes, some only briefly, some through more sustained attention.