Engine Lathe Operations and Controls - 1: The Function of the Lathe
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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.
The main function of the engine lathe is to hold and rotate the work piece to perform a machining operation. Machining operations include facing, turning, drilling, reaming, form threading, boring, multiple diameters turning, knurling and more. This silent video shows a few boring, facing, and turning operations

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