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The Compact Lathe by Stan Bray. The compact or portable lathe has bought many a hobby engineers turning ambitions to reality. This comprehensive introduction to the subject covers the components machining operations and facilities that will enable the novice or experienced operator to reach full proficiency. Chapters are;
Care of the lathe
Lathe tools
Turning operations
Center height
Using the three jaw chuck
The four jaw chuck
The faceplate
Turning between centers
Turning tapers
Turning radii
Drilling and boring
Threading with taps and dies
Screw cutting
Graduating and dividing
Batch production
Lubricants and cutting speeds
Uses for the compact lathe
Unimat 4
The proxxon PD 230/E
The Cowell range
The Peatol Micro lathe
Other compact lathes

Softcover, 187 pages, 150 mm x 210 mm, b and w photos and drawings, 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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