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You may have heard the expression "Tramming the mill" and wondered what it meant. It's nothing more than a procedure to ensure that the head is exactly perpendicular to the table - ensuring that the end of the mill cuts evenly across the face of the tool. This article will teach you how to make a simple device and a procedure to accomplish this. Keeping your column in exact alignment will produce a noticeably better quality in the finish of your work and probably add to the life of your end mills.

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Skill Level: Beginner

Topic Length: Approximately 12 pages when printed

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