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Machine shop tools and operations
Miller, Rex, 1929-
Personal Author:
Fifth edition.
Publication Information:
Indianapolis, Ind. : Wiley Pub., [2004]

Physical Description:
ix, 446 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
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Includes index.
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TJ1185 .M555 2004 Adult Non-Fiction Non-Fiction Area

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Make your shop safe and smart

If you're a machinist or a student of the trade, this second volume in Audel's machine shop library offers concise, to-the-point coverage of everything you need to know. You'll find definitions of all the shop tools; guidelines for set-up, safe operation, maintenance, and repair; illustrations and diagrams; review questions for students, and much more. Expect it to become one of your most-used tools.
* Master all types of saws, drills, lathes, milling machinery, metal-finishing machines, and more
* Learn safe operating procedures for cutting tools and the best ways to mount work in the machines
* Find current details on new machines with electronic/digital controls
* Understand how ultrasonics are used in metalworking
* Explore information on machine shop robotics and electronics
* Discover valuable tips for hobbyists, woodworkers, and home-shop owners

Author Notes

Rex Miller (Round Rock TX) was a Professor of Industrial Technology at The State University of New York, College at Buffalo for over 35 years. He has taught on the technical school, high school and college level for well over 40 years. He is the author or co-author of over 100 textbooks ranging from electronics through carpentry and sheet metal work. He has contributed more than 50 magazine articles over the years to technical publications.

Mark Richard Miller (Kingsville, TX) is Associate Professor and Department Chairman of the Industrial Technology Department at Texas A&M University in Kingsville, Texas teaching courses in plastics, metals, woodworking, computer drafting, quality and production control. He has co-authored six books with his father, publishes in trade magazines, and speaks at conferences.

Table of Contents

About the Authors
Chapter 1 Power Hacksaws, Power Band Saws, and Circular Saws
Chapter 2 Basic Machine Tool Operations
Chapter 3 Drilling Machines
Chapter 4 Drilling Machine Operations
Chapter 5 Vertical Boring Mills and Horizontal Boring Machines
Chapter 6 Lathes
Chapter 7 Lathe Operations
Chapter 8 Cutting Screw Threads on the Lathe
Chapter 9 Lathe Attachments
Chapter 10 Turret Lathes
Chapter 11 Milling Machines
Chapter 12 Milling Machine Operations
Chapter 13 Milling Machine Dividing Heads
Chapter 14 Indexing Operation
Chapter 15 Shapers
Chapter 16 Planers
Chapter 17 Slotters
Chapter 18 Abrasive Metal Finishing Machines
Chapter 19 Electroforming
Chapter 20 Ultrasonics in Metalworking
Chapter 21 Machine Shop Robotics and Electronics