Modern Machine Lathe Operation & Maintenance - MMS-340Brand: Modern Machine Shop
Softbound 260 pages
Author: John G. Edwards
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.
Table of Contents
Contents: Safety. Machine Maintenance. Engine Lathes. Toolholders. Cutting Tools. Workholding Devices. Part Alignment. Cutting Parameters and Tool Geometry. Cutting Fluids and Tool Cooling. Basic Cutting Procedures. Project Planning. Review Questions and Answer Key. Index.