Basic Lathework (Workshop Practice Series Number 45)

By Stan Bray
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Basic Lathework deals with all aspects of the lathe covering the selection of a machine and its construction, including modern types of machine as well the more traditional models. All aspects of tooling, both traditional and modern are covered in depth, as are all machining operations including general machining, taper turning, threading and boring.

Contents:
● Introduction
● Safety
● The lathe explained
● Choosing a machine
● Power supplies
● Cutting tools
● Work holding - chucks
● Other work holding methods - the faceplate
● Tool holding
● Centres
● General machining operations
● Parting off
● Hole boring
● Threading
● Taper turning
● Measurement and control systems
● Miscellaneous operations-1
● Miscellaneous operations-2

The author pays particular attention to modern applications such as the conversion of power supplies from single to three-phase and the use of digital equipment to improve efficiency. It is suitable for use by the beginner with no knowledge at all of lathe work and to those who are more advanced and wish to improve their skills.
Order code
S-WPS45
Publisher
Special Interest Model Books
ISBN
1854862618
ISBN-13
9781854862617
Format
Paperback: 182 pages
Published
2010
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