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Screwcutting in the Lathe for Home Machinists: Reference Handbook for Both Imperial and Metric Projects

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Your complete guide to the uses of a lathe for all forms of screwcutting!

  • Comprehensive manual explaining all the uses of a lathe for every form of screwcutting in various thread forms, pitches, and diameters
  • Includes calculations, gear trains, conversions, and other helpful reference tables
  • Both imperial and metric standards are provided
  • Author Martin Cleeve was a well-respected contributor to Model Engineer magazine for more than 30 years

Screwcutting in the Lathe for Home Machinists is a complete reference handbook detailing the uses of a lathe for all forms of screwcutting in all thread forms, pitches, and diameters.

Working in both imperial and metric standards, this comprehensive and invaluable resource will inform you on everything you need to know about screw-cutting with a lathe, from fundamental principles to gearing systems, single point lathe threading tools, and so much more. Also included are calculations, gear trains, conversions, and other helpful reference tables.

The wide variety of subjects covered include:

  • Principles of Lathe ScrewcuttingAltering the pitchSimple and compound gear trainsSelf-act feeds from leadscrewsDiametral pitch wormsThe DP formula
  • Gearing an English Leadscrew for Metric Threads50-127 translation ratio explainedReduced pitch translatorsThe 2-21 (63-160) methodWorms sized by module
  • Lathes with Metric LeadscrewsScrewcutting calculationsDisadvantages of 127-50 step upEnglish gear trainsQuick checking for nominal pitch
  • Problems and Analysis of Repeat Pick-UpAction of English indicatorGeared leadscrew indicatorsPick-up when gearing is approximatePick-up with dog-clutch control
  • Multiple-Start ThreadsAutomatic start indexingFeasibility testAutomatic start indexing possibilitiesSpecial leadscrew design formula
  • Single Point Lathe Threading ToolsHigh speed steelTungsten carbideCutting anglesInserted bit toolsThread tool sharpening and grinding
  • Practical Aspects of Lathe ScrewcuttingFour ways of depthing a screw threadSquare thread cuttingAcme thread cuttingSpecial tap makingThread crest radiiScrewcutting speeds
  • Practical Thread Sizing MeasurementDefinitions of screw thread termsThe 3-wire method of thread checkingOne-wire checkingPitch diameter calculationsHelix angle of screw threadsGauging nut threads
  • And much more!

Author Martin Cleeve was a well-respected contributor to Model Engineer magazine for more than 30 years. A known perfectionist to high-quality and accurate work, he designed and described many original lathe accessories, which have been made and regularly used in hundreds of amateur and professional workshops.

Get answers to all your questions about lathe screwcutting, with the must-have handbook for every lathe operator, Screwcutting in the Lathe for Home Machinists!

"The Home Machinist Series is filled with everything you ever wanted to know about machining and more. I feel quite confident that those who read the whole series, or even just one book, will come away with invaluable and extensive knowledge that will help further their craft."—Shawn Arnold, Publisher CNC WEST magazine

"There is a wealth of insightful and easy-to-comprehend information for metalworkers in the Home Machinist Series. The books are guaranteed to serve as handy, long-term machining references."—Alan Richter, Editor at Large, Cutting Tool Engineering magazine


Request Code : ZLIBIO3113255
Categories:
Year:
2021
Edition:
1
Publisher:
Fox Chapel Publishing
Language:
English
Pages:
176
ISBN 10:
1497101735
ISBN 13:
9781497101739
ISBN:
1497101735,9781497101739

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