|Filing - Course: Technique for manual working of materials. Trainees' handbook of lessons (Institut für Berufliche Entwicklung, 21 p.)|
By filing chips are removed from straight or curved faces of pre-machined parts.
It serves to change the size, shape or surface finish of faces, to remove irregularities, to deburr, chamfer or round off edges, and to make parts fit.
Figure 1 Files
Filing is hard and time-consuming manual work. It is useful only in single-piece production, repair work and partly in assembly work (fitting work and reworking).