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Machine Shop Trade Secrets 2E / Edition 2

Machine Shop Trade Secrets 2E / Edition 2

by James Harvey
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Written by an experienced machinist and plastic injection mold maker, this groundbreaking manual will have users thinking and producing like experienced machinists. Machine Shop Trade Secrets provides practical “how-to” information that can immediately be put to use to improve ones machining skills, craftsmanship, and productivity. It is sure to be used and referred to time and again.

Users will discover ways to ... Work faster. Select, make, and grind cutters. Surface grind blocks, pins and shapes. Cut threads, knurl parts and eliminate warp. Choose realistic feeds, speeds and depths of cut. Remove broken taps, drill bits and other hardware. Apply proven CNC techniques to maximize output. Improve surface finishes and hold tighter tolerances. Assist engineers with design and manufacturing issues. Improve indicating skills and develop a “feel” for machining.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780831134778
Publisher: Industrial Press, Inc.
Publication date: 06/28/2013
Edition description: Second Edition
Pages: 320
Sales rank: 508,123
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

James Harvey is a full-time machinist and plastic mold maker. He has made his living working in shops across the U.S. for nearly 40 years. His no-nonsense approach to listing machining rules-of-thumb is an unprecedented, effective way to share this valuable knowledge.

Table of Contents

  • Work Fast. Get it Right
  • Do it the Easy Way
  • Make ‘Em Look Good
  • Help for Novices
  • More Shop Talk
  • The Cutter Caper
  • Threads and Things
  • Help for Engineers
  • Rotary Table Magic
  • Taming Warp
  • Be Square
  • Mold Making Tips
  • Get Your Grinder Goin’
  • The Incredible CNC
  • Shop Math Wizardry
  • Odds and Ends
  • Tell Me Something I Don’t Know
  • Appendix 1: Project Drawings
  • Appendix 2: Chapter 16 Solutions
  • Appendix 3: More Trade Secrets
  • Index

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