Engine Lathe Operations and Controls
|WARNING: Machine tools present a safety hazard. Improper operation can result in severe injury. These topics are for non-laboratory study only and are not to be used in conjunction with the operation of any tool or machine described herein. Never use a machine tool without the supervision of a qualified instructor.|
|1: The Function of a Lathe Rotation of the work piece
2: The Parts of the Lathe A video and text description of the basic lathe parts
3: Movements of the Lathe: A video and text description of the moving parts of a lathe
5: The Spindle Types of spindle mounts, old and new.
6: Spindle RPM Modern gear heads and older belt drives.
7: Starting and Stopping the Spindle The power handle and the foot brake
8: Setting Speeds and Feeds Using a gear head lathe to set spindle RPM and feed rates
.9: The Carriage The various parts of this very important subassembly
10: The Tailstock Parts and Alignment
14: Sizing a Lathe How a lathe is described by its size. The gap bed lathe
label: lathe operating, contorls, functions, parts, movements, ways, motor, headstock, spindle, brake, speeds and feeds, carraige, tailstock, centers, faceblate, dogs, threading, staedy rest, follower rest, lathe sizes, taper attachment