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Fitting and Machining, published by TAFE publications by Ron Culley

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The definitive "book of the trade" for trainees in fitting and machining, related area, qualified tradespeople and for the keen home hobbyist. The practical focus, clear explanations and hundreds of diagrams and photographs make Fitting and Machining the most widely accepted text in this area. A comprehensive index ensures the book is easy to use.

This book was first printed in 1957, and has been reprinted with corrections and additions some 13 times since then, the last printing being in 2016.

The contents include the following:

  1. Workshop hints
  2. Safety in the workplace
  3. Engineering drawing-How to read and use
  4. Limits-Fits and tolerances
  5. Materials-Metals
  6. Materials-plastics
  7. Heat treatment
  8. Cutting fluids
  9. Lubricants
  10. Cutting speed and feed rate
  11. Cutting tools
  12. Benches and bench vices
  13. Fasteners
  14. Screw threads
  15. Hand tools
  16. Drills and reamers
  17. Threading tools
  18. Work-holding methods
  19. Marking and measuring tools
  20. Introduction to precision measurement
  21. Operational planning
  22. Principles of marking out work
  23. Cut-off machines
  24. The vertical handsaw
  25. Drilling machines
  26. Centre lathes
  27. Capstan and turret lathes
  28. Lathe operations-Turning
  29. Lathe operations-Setting up and cutting threads
  30. Vertical boring machines
  31. The Shaping machine
  32. The slotting machine
  33. The planing machine
  34. Milling machines
  35. Milling operations 1
  36. Milling operations 2
  37. The horizontal boring and milling machine
  38. Types and elements of gearing
  39. Cutting of gears by the milling process
  40. Grinding wheels
  41. Off-hand grinding
  42. Surface grinding
  43. Cylindrical grinding
  44. Tool and cutter grinding
  45. Centre less grinding
  46. Honing and Lapping
  47. Economical use of machine tools
  48. Fitting
  49. Keys, keyways, splines and pins
  50. Ball and roller bearings
  51. Power transmission
  52. Lifting and slinging
  53. Welding
  54. Toolmaking
  55. Springs and their uses
  56. Fluid power-industrial pneumatics
  57. Fluid power-hydraulics
  58. Steam
  59. Numerical control machine tools
  60. Portable power tools
  61. Preventive maintenance and care of machines and tools
  62. Report writing
  63. Measurement of gear teeth
  64. Gear cutting by generating processes

Code No. 003472, 639 pages, ISBN 9781921426780, $82.50

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