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    Discussion in 'The main mechanical design forum' started by HenrikSteede, Nov 20, 2015.

    1. HenrikSteede

      HenrikSteede New Member

      Nov 2015
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      Our company designs machines for the mining industry, ususally parts are very big and heavy. We have a nut with a M450 thread wich when disassebled has a tendency to seize. This results in the maintanance personell to have to burn or vut away the nut.

      We have discovered that running a steel wire brush on the threads removes most burr and rounds of the threads enough that risk of seizing significally reduced. We want the force our suppliers to use a wire brush to deburr the thread but my problem is how do I mark this on the drawing?

      We want to force them to use a wire brush and also to do it with a certain pressure to acheive the same results every time.

      Does anyone have any experiance of this or any suggestion what to put on the drawing?
    3. Dana

      Dana Well-Known Member

      Sep 2010
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      Write a work instruction describing exactly what type of brush to use and how to use it, and add a note to the drawing saying, "deburr per work instruction such-and-such."

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