Audel Machine Shop Tools and Operations

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John Wiley & Sons, Jan 7, 2005 - Technology & Engineering - 456 pages
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Make your shop safe and smart

If you're a machinist or a student of the trade, this second volume in Audel's machine shop library offers concise, to-the-point coverage of everything you need to know. You'll find definitions of all the shop tools; guidelines for set-up, safe operation, maintenance, and repair; illustrations and diagrams; review questions for students, and much more. Expect it to become one of your most-used tools.
* Master all types of saws, drills, lathes, milling machinery, metal-finishing machines, and more
* Learn safe operating procedures for cutting tools and the best ways to mount work in the machines
* Find current details on new machines with electronic/digital controls
* Understand how ultrasonics are used in metalworking
* Explore information on machine shop robotics and electronics
* Discover valuable tips for hobbyists, woodworkers, and home-shop owners
 

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Contents

Power Hacksaws Power Band Saws and Circular Saws
1
Basic Machine Tool Operations
25
Drilling Machines
39
Drilling Machine Operations
51
Vertical Boring Mills and Horizontal Boring Machines
83
Lathes
107
Lathe Operations
135
Cutting Screw Threads on the Lathe
167
Milling Machine Dividing Heads
267
Indexing Operation
281
Shapers
301
Planers
325
Slotters
341
Abrasive Metal Finishing Machines
353
Electroforming
365
Ultrasonics in Metalworking
379

Lathe Attachments
195
Turret Lathes
209
Milling Machines
233
Milling Machine Operations
241
Machine Shop Robotics and Electronics
389
Appendix
405
Index
427
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Rex Miller (Round Rock TX) was a Professor of Industrial Technology at The State University of New York, College at Buffalo for over 35 years.  He has taught on the technical school, high school and college level for well over 40 years.  He is the author or co-author of over 100 textbooks ranging from electronics through carpentry and sheet metal work. He has contributed more than 50 magazine articles over the years to technical publications. 

Mark Richard Miller (Kingsville, TX) is Associate Professor and Department Chairman of the Industrial Technology Department  at Texas A&M University in Kingsville, Texas  teaching courses in plastics, metals, woodworking, computer drafting, quality and production control. He has co-authored six books with his father, publishes in trade magazines, and speaks at conferences.

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