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Action of Cutting Tools

Nature volume 110, page 700 (25 November 1922) | Download Citation



IN the interesting letter which appeared in NATURE of August 26, p. 277, Mr. Mallock objects to the use of the word cutting as incorrect when applied to tools used for metal work, and it is surprising, therefore, to find that his own paper to which he refers in support of his contention is entitled “The Action of Cutting Tools,” although it is almost entirely devoted to showing that the action of such tools is that of shearing.

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  1. Engineering Laboratory, University College, London, W.C.1.

    • E. G. COKER


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