List of Power Tools Used by Technicians

There are many types of power tools used by technicians in various types of industries to perform jobs in effective and efficient manner. The lists are produced below for your information. Air compressor Alligator shear Angle grinder Bandsaw Belt sander Biscuit joiner Ceramic tile cutter...
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What is meant by non-conventional manufacturing processes?

Conventional and wide spread machining processes include: mechanical cutting operations, material removal techniques – chipping off, forging, casting, stamping, engraving. Additionally, conventional processes include turning, milling, drilling, grinding etc. mechanical operations. Back in the 1940s the needs of the defense industry, aviation and space industry,...
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What is a WoodTurning Lathe?

Wood turning is the art of shaping a rotating piece of wood by the application of sharp tools. The machine that holds and rotates the wood is a lathe. The wood turning lathe is a simple workshop tool that can greatly expand your woodworking horizon. If you want to...
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History of Lathe

THE LATHE IS ONE OF THE OLDEST complex tools known to man, but determining an exact date of its invention is impossible. The first lathes were undoubtedly springpole or bow lathes that were powered by the operator. On a typical springpole lathe, the work was held between a set of...
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Workshop and Equipment used in WoodTurning Lathe

The workshop The first thing anybody taking up woodturning must contemplate is where they are going to put their lathe and other equipment. This obviously depends on the size and amount of the equipment and the working space required. But there are other considerations. The...
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Learning to Turn in WoodTurning Lathe

The Art of Woodturning Woodturning is an art not a science. Each skilled practitioner has his own particular way of doing things. The reason for this is that wood unlike, say, metal or plastic, is not an homogeneous substance. No two pieces of wood are...
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What is Meant by the Term Non-Conventional Manufacturing Processes?

Conventional and wide spread machining processes include: mechanical cutting operations, material removal techniques – chipping off, forging, casting, stamping, engraving. Additionally, conventional processes include turning, milling, drilling, grinding etc. mechanical operations. Back in the 1940s the needs of the defense industry, aviation and space industry, electronics and other...
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Test Your Dominant Side

Check out this cool experiment that will teach you more about how your body and brain work together. Test your dominant side by completing a series of challenges. Which hand do you write with? Which foot do you kick with? Do you have a dominant...
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General Lathe Operations and Machining

To obtain good results on the lathe, a knowledge of the variable factors of speeds, feeds, cutting oils, and materials is necessary, as well as the mechanical application of the cutter bits to the workpiece. Cutting speeds, feeds, depth of cut, and cutting oils, if used, are different for...
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Safety Precautions For Lathes

1. In machining operations, there is one sequence of events that one must always follow: SAFETY FIRST, ACCURACY SECOND, AND SPEED LAST. With this in mind, let’s look at some of the more important safety precautions that should be observed before and during lathe operations. 2. Lathe accidents...
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