8 Simple Rules…


Have you ever watched the show “8 Simple Rules For Dating My Teenage Daughter“?  Probably not, but the title is hilarious, isn’t it?  I’ve always wondered what those eight rules were…

But now, we have the “8 Rules” welding-style… aka: “8 Simple Rules For Operating a Portable Milling Tool”.  Very catchy, no?

A briefing on portable milling tools:

8 simple rules to do the job

By David Schreiner
February 24, 2009

By following eight simple rules regarding material removal, lubrication, and tips for general use, you can be sure that you are operating your portable milling tool correctly.

The traditional methods of torch cutting and grinding bevels and radius edges are being challenged today by portable milling machines.

Portable milling tools cut bevels, chamfers, and radius edges on straight or contoured edges of plate and are primarily used for deburring, weld prep, and paint prep. These tools typically use coated carbide inserts in various shapes, allowing for milling on straight plate, contoured plate, and pipe.


Do you have any tips of your own that you’d like to share with the rest of us?  After all, “8 Simple Rules” is not a permanent title… it could be 9 simple rules… or 10…


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