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Basic Lathework by Stan Bray. This book deals with 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, as are machining operations including general machining, taper turning, threading and boring. 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. Chapters are;
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

Softcover, 181 pages, 150mm x 210mm, b&w photos, brand new. Check out my other listings for more books Im happy to combine postage where possible. Pickup is at Seddon. Please click here to ask a question
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  • Seller location: Blenheim, Marlborough, NZ

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