Author: Frank Marlow, PE
This book is a comprehensive and detailed presentation of manual machine tools and methods, machine shop know-how and practical shop tips. Machine Shop Essentials is for a wide range of users including machinists, engineers, model makers, R&D lab technicians, instrument makers, prototype builders , product designers and gunsmiths who need to make prototypes, models or spare part, or need to modify existing equipment. This book can also be used to gain a basic understanding of macine tools before moving on to computer-controlled macine tools.
More than half the book is devoted to small and medium-size lathes and milling machines such as Levin jeweler's lathes, Sherline miniature machine, Clausing lathes and Bridgeport style vertical mills. It examines how these machines are constructed, their cutting tools and accessories and hot to use them.
Contains over 500 detailed drawings.
Size: 7 x 10
Pages: 520 black and white