Workshop Processes, Practices and Materials

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Routledge, 2010 - Technology & Engineering - 348 pages
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Workshop Processes, Practices and Materials is an ideal introduction to workshop processes, practices and materials for entry-level engineers and workshop technicians. With detailed illustrations throughout and simple, clear language, this is a practical introduction to what can be a very complex subject. It has been significantly updated and revised to include new material on adhesives, protective coatings, plastics and current Health and Safety legislation. It covers all the standard topics, including safe practices, measuring equipment, hand and machine tools, materials and joining methods, making it an indispensable handbook for use both in class and the workshop. Its broad coverage makes it a useful reference book for many different courses worldwide.

 

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Contents

1 Safe Practices
1
2 Hand Processes
33
3 Marking Out
47
4 Sheetmetal operations
59
5 Standards measurement and gauging
65
6 Measuring equipment
89
7 Cutting tools and cutting fluids
102
8 Drilling
122
13 Materials
209
14 Plastics
242
15 Primary forming processes
266
16 Presswork
277
17 Investment casting lost foam casting and shell moulding
290
18 Diecasting and metal injection moulding
298
19 Moving loads
313
20 Drawings specifications and data
328

9 Turning
133
10 Surface grinding
150
11 Milling
165
12 Joining methods
182
Appendices
341
Index
345
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