An undesirable pattern created on the surface of a workpiece, usually at regularly spaced intervals, caused by an out-of-round or out-of-balance condition. Chatter marks are not a structural defect, but they cannot be corrected or eliminated once they are in the material; the marks will usually show through any paint that is applied.
Hypertherm ‘Cut with Confidence’ 60 Seconds Video Contest
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Metal fabrication ripe for consolidation, or not? - by Tim Heston Will the custom metal fabrication business become more consolidated in the years to come? It's hard today, but more than likely, it will depend on the fabricator's customer base.
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