How to Run a Lathe

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How to Run a Lathe

Postby johnfreese » Thu Feb 02, 2017 11:23 pm

South Bend "How To Run a Lathe"

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Re: How to Run a Lathe

Postby johnfreese » Thu Feb 02, 2017 11:27 pm

I tried to attach the PDF but ir didn't work.

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Re: How to Run a Lathe

Postby SteveM » Fri Feb 03, 2017 9:33 am

johnfreese wrote:I tried to attach the PDF but ir didn't work.


You can get the 1928 version at Vintage Machinery:
http://vintagemachinery.org/pubs/detail.aspx?id=5795

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Re: How to Run a Lathe

Postby johnfreese » Fri Feb 03, 2017 8:47 pm

I have the 1956 edition. I doubt that they changed much.

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Re: How to Run a Lathe

Postby SteveM » Fri Feb 03, 2017 11:05 pm

johnfreese wrote:I have the 1956 edition. I doubt that they changed much.


For most of what we are doing at the level at which we are doing it (not quality, but quantity - we aren't production shops) the older versions of HTRAL are probably adequate.

They won't cover carbide inserts, but the operation of the lathe is pretty much the same.

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Re: How to Run a Lathe

Postby johnfreese » Wed Feb 08, 2017 2:42 pm

I have founf that online versions of machining texts from the early 20th century pretty helpful. They show machine setups you will never find a modern shop.


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