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ISO 8688-2:1989


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Tool life testing in milling — Part 2: End milling
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specifies recommended procedures for tool-life testing with high-speed steel tools used for end milling of steel and cast iron workpieces. Can be applied to laboratory as well as to production practice. Considers conditions under which tool deterioration is mainly due to wear. Establishes specifications for workpiece, tool, cutting fluid, cutting conditions, equipment, assessment of tool deterioration and tool life, test procedures, recording, evaluation and presentation of results.

ISO/TC 29/SC 9
This standard also refers to ISO/R 185, ISO/R 683-3.
International Organization for Standardization

Standards Relationship
PN ISO 8688-2 : 1996 Identical
UNI ISO 8688-2 : 1998 Identical
SAC GB/T 16460 : 1996 Identical
IS 17047 : Part 1 : 2018 Identical
NF ISO 8688-2 : 1989 Identical

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