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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


  • Author: United States. Army. Air Corps
    Creator Type: Organization


  • Name: United States. Government Printing Office.
    Place of Publication: Washington, D.C.


  • Creation: 1940-11-29


  • English


  • Content 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


  • Library of Congress Subject Headings: Lathes -- Handbooks, manuals,
  • Keyword: Air corps
  • Keyword: cutting tools
  • Keyword: threading
  • Keyword: drilling
  • Keyword: measuring instruments

Primary Source

  • Item is not a Primary Source


  • Name: World War Two Collection
    Code: WWII
  • Name: Government Documents A to Z Digitization Project
    Code: ATOZ


  • Name: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
    Code: UNTGD

Resource Type

  • Book


  • Text


  • SuDoc Number: W 1.35:1-420
  • UNT Catalog No.: b2445143
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc96655


  • Display Note: "November 29, 1940." Accompanied by update pamphlet: Changes no. 1 (Mar. 10, 1942).