Introduction to Manual Turning

Introduction to Manual Turning

Course ID: 401    Duration: 5 days

ABOUT THIS COURSE

As an excellent introduction to practical turning, this course provides instruction in safety, use of drawings and measuring equipment, feeds and speeds, tool and work piece setting and a range of turning operations. Instruction takes place both in the classroom and in Seta’s state-of-the-art workshops.

This course is ideally suited to those with little or no previous turning experience.

 

CONTENT

  • Safety relevant to turning
  • Interpretation of engineering drawings and symbols
  • Measuring instruments relevant to turning: - types, care and use
  • The centre lathe and its controls
  • Cutting tools:- terminology, selection and mounting
  • Feeds and speeds:- guidance on calculations; setting feeds and speeds
  • Coolants:- types and uses
  • Turning operations:- facing; turning diameters; centre drilling; taper turning (using compound slide method); producing threads. Use of 3 and 4-jaw chucks
  • Faults recognition:- guidance on turning faults and means of avoiding them

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

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