Engine Lathe Operations and Controls - 13: Turning, Facing, Boring, 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.
This will be a long page contaiing many animations and videos showing how to face, turn, drill, bore, ream, and thread on a lathe.
Turning on a lathe is machining a surface parallel to the axis of rotation .
Facing on a lathe is machining a surface perpindicular to the axis of rotation .
Here is a common set up where turning and facing are accomplished with tthe same tool
Boring on a lathe is machining a surface parallel to the axis of rotation but unlike turning the machining is done on the inside of the work piece .The following video shows how a boring process works on a lathe.
Threading on a lathe can be a complicated procedure which has its own topic pages in the VMS
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