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Basic Benchwork : Workshop Practice - Les Oldridge

Basic Benchwork

Workshop Practice

Paperback Published: 27th June 1988
ISBN: 9780852429204
Number Of Pages: 128

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A considerable amount of engineering work takes place on the bench, using hand tools and techniques which are second nature to those who earn their living in an engineering environment; they probably learned at a technical college, as an apprentice, or possibly by the example of older and more experienced workmates. The amateur or hobbyist engineer may not have enjoyed such advantages and, for example, may break a lot of hacksaw blades because he has not been shown how to use the saw or what sort of blades he should be using. This book sets out to cover all the normal bench processes in a simple but informative manner which should help all who have come to enjoy working with metals but whose education did not include a grounding in the basics of engineering benchwork.

Materials. Reading Engineering Drawings. Hacksaws. Files and Filing. Hammers, Chisels and Punches. Scrapers and Scraping. Measuring. Marking Out. Drills and Reamers. Screwed Fastenings, Spanners, Screwdrivers and Pliers. Taps and Dies. Riveting. Soft Soldering. Silver Soldering, Brazing, Bronze Welding and Engineering Adhesives. Welding. Hardening and Tempering Tools. Keys, Keyways, Splines, Collars and Shafts. Sheet Metalwork.

ISBN: 9780852429204
ISBN-10: 0852429207
Series: Workshop Practice
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 128
Published: 27th June 1988
Publisher: Special Interest Model Books
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.0 x 15.0  x 0.7
Weight (kg): 0.21