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free-machining

[free-muh-shee-ning] /ˈfri məˈʃi nɪŋ/
adjective
1.
(of certain metals) readily machinable at high speeds with low force.
2.
noting a class of steels having certain additives, as sulfur or lead, to make them readily machinable.
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Examples for free-machining
  • Merchant quality and free-machining grades are not allowed.
  • Tellurium was used mainly in the production of free-machining steels.
  • Tellurium is used mainly in the production of free-machining steels.

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