This video will show you how to setup and cut a taper using a taper attachment.
Clothing and Safety Equipment for the Machine Shop
By Kelly Curran
This document lists the safety equipment to be used in the machine shop.
Metric Micrometer Measurements Review
In this learning activity you'll review how to read a metric micrometer and use your knowledge to answer 12 questions.
By Barbara Liang
In this interactive object, learners consider the importance of demonstrating a positive attitude. They reflect on their own experiences and challenge themselves to let go of preconceived notions.
Gage Block Combinations Review
By Kelly Curran, Janet Braun
In this learning activity you'll test your ability to select the proper gage blocks when making a stack.
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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