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    Basic Lathework (Workshop Practice Series) (Paperback) By (author) Stan Bray

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    DescriptionThis book deals with all 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 in depth, as are all 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.

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    Basic Lathework
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Stan Bray
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 182
    Width: 148 mm
    Height: 210 mm
    Thickness: 13 mm
    Weight: 249 g
    ISBN 13: 9781854862617
    ISBN 10: 1854862618

    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: HOB
    B&T Merchandise Category: TXT
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T11.5
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    LC classification: TT
    B&T General Subject: 250
    Abridged Dewey: 745
    BISAC V2.8: CRA000000
    BIC subject category V2: WDH
    BISAC V2.8: TEC046000, CRA017000
    DC22: 621.942
    Illustrations note
    198 black and white photographs; 32 scale plans & line drawings; 2 tables of data
    Special Interest Model Books
    Imprint name
    Special Interest Model Books
    Publication date
    09 December 2010
    Publication City/Country
    Hemel Hempstead
    Author Information
    Stan Bray is a model engineer of long standing and author of a number of books on model engineering and associated subjects. He was founder and editor of the magazine Model Engineer's Workshop, former editor of Engineering in Miniature, associate editor of Model Engineer and editor of several other magazine of related subjects.
    Table of contents
    Introduction. Safety. 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.