Definitions, Abbreviation and Acronyms
The terms in use in the document are explained below.
Burr A raised edge or small pieces of material remaining attached to a
work piece after a modification process.
CNC Computer Numerical Control
Deburring Process of removing the unwanted piece of material (burr)
Drilling A cutting process that uses a drill bit to cut or enlarge a hole in
Forging Shaping of metal using localized compressive forces
Gear Shaping A machinery process for generating teeth by a corresponding
Grinding An abrasive machining process that uses a grinding wheel as
the cutting tool
Hobbing A machining process for making gears, splines, and sprockets
on a hobbing machine, which is a special type of milling
Induction hardening A form of heat treatment in which a metal part is heated by induction heating ( a non contact heating process) and then quenched(rapidly cooled)
Turning Process in machining whereby a single point cutting tool is held parallel to the surface
This document presents the result and analysis of the study conducted on the gear manufacturing operations of a XYZ company. This study was conducted for the term paper requirement of the course Operations Management and was done as a group activity.
The key objective of this study is to understand any manufacturing process of any industry/company in real environment setting and present the analysis by apply the Operations Management concepts.
1.2. Scope of Work
The scope of this study is to understand the manufacturing process for a particular component. We have studied the complete manufacturing cycle...