Lathes

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A guide to the operation and maintenance of lathes for general shop work.

Physical Description

94 p: ill, .17 cm. Enclosed at end: Change 1 (3 pages) Contents: I. Nomenclature and maintenance -- II. Cutting tools, speeds, and lubricants -- III. Application of measuring instruments -- IV. Holding work -- V. General lathe operations -- VI. Drilling, reaming, and boring -- VII. Threads and threading -- VIII. Types of fits -- IX. Gear blank calculations

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United States. Army. Air Corps November 29, 1940.

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  • Main Title: Lathes
  • Added Title: War Department technical manual; TM 1-420
  • Series Title: War Department technical manual
  • Alternate Title: Technical manual, lathes

Description

A guide to the operation and maintenance of lathes for general shop work.

Physical Description

94 p: ill, .17 cm.
Enclosed at end: Change 1 (3 pages)

Contents: I. Nomenclature and maintenance -- II. Cutting tools, speeds, and lubricants -- III. Application of measuring instruments -- IV. Holding work -- V. General lathe operations -- VI. Drilling, reaming, and boring -- VII. Threads and threading -- VIII. Types of fits -- IX. Gear blank calculations

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"November 29, 1940."

Accompanied by update pamphlet: Changes no. 1 (Mar. 10, 1942).

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World War Two Collection

These materials focus on the World War II era from 1939 to 1945, and the immediate postwar period of the late 1940s. In addition to materials that were actually created during the time period, the collection may include modern studies and commemorative works about the era.

Government Documents A to Z Digitization Project

An ongoing project, A-to-Z encompasses U.S. federal government documents published prior to 1960. We are digitizing the documents alphabetically, starting with the call number A, which includes agricultural documents. By popular demand, the A-to-Z Collection also contains vintage War Department field manuals and technical manuals.

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  • November 29, 1940

Added to The UNT Digital Library

  • Aug. 7, 2012, 1:52 p.m.

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  • Oct. 8, 2015, 6:04 p.m.

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United States. Army. Air Corps. Lathes, book, November 29, 1940; Washington, D.C.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc96655/: accessed April 25, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.