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Chapter 8.5, Problem 9RQ
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Briefly describe a tombstone used for CNC workholding.

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The definition of tombstone.

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Tombstone is a system used in machines with a horizontal spindle. Tombstone is a tower-shaped workpiece holding system which has multiple vertical working surfaces in which many workholding devices are connected.

Tombstone is also called column or towers...

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