Best Reference Books – Jigs and Fixture Design

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We have compiled the list of Top 10 Best Reference Books on Jigs and Fixture Design subject. These books are used by students of top universities, institutes and colleges. Here is the full list of top 10 best books on Jigs and Fixture Design along with reviews.

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1. “Jig and Fixture Design” by Edward Hoffman

“Jig and Fixture Design” Book Review: This is a basic book on designing and building. The book covers simple plate type jigs. It also has complex channel and box type tooling. There are 500 such illustrations in this book. There are new topics like assembly tools and handling tools. There are examples and applications. Help for updated knowledge on design and manufacturing techniques.

2. “Metal Cutting and Design of Cutting Tools – Jigs and Fixtures” by N K Mehta

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“Metal Cutting and Design of Cutting Tools – Jigs and Fixtures” Book Review: This is a detailed book on the subject. It includes theory, practicals and applications. The book is written as an easy-to-understand form. This is a very informative book. It can be used by practicing engineers.

3. “Jig and Fixtures Design” by Roop Lal
4. “Handbook of Jig and Fixture Design” by W Boyes

“Handbook of Jig and Fixture Design” Book Review: Advanced and basic level topics are included in this book. Topics like Pre Design Analysis and Fixture Design Procedures are given. Tooling for Numerical Control Geometric Dimensioning is also included. There is tolerancing Tooling for Drilling. There is also Reaming Grinding Fixtures Tooling for Flexible Manufacturing Systems.

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5. “Jig and Fixture Design: A Treatise Covering the Principles of Jig and Fixture Design, the Important Constructional Details, and Many Different Types” by Franklin D Jones

“Jig and Fixture Design: A Treatise Covering the Principles of Jig and Fixture Design, the Important Constructional Details, and Many Different Types” Book Review: This is a book covering the basics of the subject. It also includes many construction details. The book accounts for the extensive development in the field. This is presented in two volumes.

6. “Design of Jigs, Fixtures and Press Tools” by Elanchezhian C

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“Design of Jigs, Fixtures and Press Tools” Book Review: This book includes Jigs (Production Devices) and Locating Principle. Locating Methods and Devices and Standard Parts are also there. It has Clamping, Pneumatic and hydraulic Actuation Clamping. Analysis of Clamping forces and Tolerance and error analysis is given. Drill Bushes, Elements of a Jig and Construction of Jigs are described. Materials for Jig Elements and Different Types of Jigs are also given. Automatic Drill Jig, Rack and Pinion Indexing Device is included. Air operated Drilling Jig Components, Group Jigs and Fixtures, Chip Control are also included. Economic Justification of Jigs and Fixtures is given. There are Clearances, Tips of selection of a Jigs and Design Principles of Fixtures. Types of Fixtures and General Principles of Boring Fixtures are given. There is Classification of Boring Fixtures, Types of Boring Fixtures. They include Lathe Fixtures, Broaching Fixture, Milling Fixtures, Grinding Fixtures.

7. “Design of Jigs, Fixtures and Press Tools” Jig and Fixture Design (Drafing (W/O Blueprint Rdg))” by Edward G Hoffman

“Design of Jigs, Fixtures and Press Tools” Book Review: This is an introductory book on the subject. The book starts with basics. It later moves on to details. There are many explanations and important information. Great importance is given to economics. There are detailed explanations of the designs. Review text and exercises are given.

8. “Computer-Aided Fixture Design: Manufacturing Engineering and Materials Processing Series/55” by Yiming (Kevin) Rong

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“Computer-Aided Fixture Design: Manufacturing Engineering and Materials Processing Series/55” Book Review: It is based on the recent development off the field. Role of fixture design in the manufacturing process is given. The book describes the use of the latest technology. This can help in cutting costs. It can also help in production of faster and quality products. Advanced level of Data analysis if given. This can be used for fixture design.

9. “Advanced Computer-Aided Fixture Design” by Yiming (Kevin) Rong and Samuel Huang

“Advanced Computer-Aided Fixture Design” Book Review: Fundamentals of the subject are discussed in this book. Coverage of basic techniques and planning is there. Fixture design verifications, and integration with CAD/CAM is also given. This can help in faster manufacturing. It can also help in producing better quality products. This book also includes various case studies.

10. “Advanced Treatise On Fixture Design And Planning, An: 1 (Series On Manufacturing Systems And Technology)” by A Y C Nee and Zhen Jun Tao

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“Advanced Treatise On Fixture Design And Planning, An: 1 (Series On Manufacturing Systems And Technology)” Book Review: This book is based on Computer aided fixture design. It also covers fixture clamping synthesis and optimisation. There is workpiece-fixture interaction, intelligent fixture designed given. These methods are combined with processing equipment or machine tools. The improved productivity and quality. There are various issues associated with this. They are solved in this book. This book can be used by academics, manufacturing & industrial engineers.

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