Lathe Drilling, Countersinking, and Reaming
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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: Alignment of the Tailstock How to align the tailstock and prepare it for drilling.

2: Testing Algiment by Turning and measuring

3: Testing Alignment with an Indicator

4: Center Drilling Selecting the right size center drill and using it properly. The Functions of the center drill.

5: Drilling a Hole Rules of drilling. Mounting a drill with a Jacobs chuck or Mores taper

6: Reaming: Feeding the reamer with the tailstock quill feed. Absence of automatic feeding.

7: Chamfering/Countersinking: Explanation of the difference.

label: lathe drilling, countersinging, reaming, tailstock alignment, indicating, center drilling, chamfering