This video will show you how to setup and cut a taper using a taper attachment.
Analyze a Part Drawing
By Glenn Sokolowski
In this interactive object, learners answer 25 questions regarding part or assembly drawings. The basic areas of blueprint reading are covered.
Print Reading: An Alphabet of Lines in Print Reading
By Kelly Curran
In this animated activity, learners read about the types of lines found on blueprints. A quiz completes the activity.
Tracing Logic Circuit Signals
By Terry Bartelt
Learners follow steps to trace logic signals from the inputs of several interconnecting logic gates to one output.
Lathes: Turning Stainless Steel
This document is a visual and text description of turning stainless steel on a lathe.
Engine Lathe: Basic Components and Operation
In this video, you’ll explore the engine lathe, its basic components, and you’ll learn to operate its machine controls.
Changing Gears and Setting the Backlash
In this video, you’ll learn how to make changes to an engine lathe.
Using a Steady Rest
In this video, you’ll learn how to set up a long piece of tubing using a steady rest, so that you can bore the ends for a bearing.
Cutting Tapers Using the Tailstock Offset Method
In this video, you’ll explore how to calculate, setup, and cut a taper using the tailstock offset method.
Facing and Center Drilling Using a Four-Jaw Chuck
In this video, you’ll explore how to set up the chuck, face your part using a left-handed and right-handed tool, center drilling, and facing the part to length.
Cutting Tool Geometry
You'll practice identifying relief angles and rake angles related to lathe cutting tools.
Turning Between Centers
The learner will identify tools and practices associated with setting up a lathe to turn between centers.
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