This concise introduction to the lathe provides detailed coverage of this versatile machine and how it is used to perform a wide variety of metalworking operations. Special emphasis is placed on lathe components, accessories, and operating procedures, including basic machine setup and routine maintenance. Cutting dynamics and parameters are explained in clear, easy to comprehend language, and a wide range of cutting tools, toolholders, and workholding devices are examined in detail. This is the ideal introductory text for the novice or machinist-in-training. Review questions follow each chapter.
Series: Modern Machine Shop Books
Number Of Pages: 260
Published: January 2003
Publisher: Carl Hanser Verlag GmbH & Co
Country of Publication: DE
Dimensions (cm): 22.86 x 15.24
Weight (kg): 0.48