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- William Gibson
Types of Mandrels and Rests Used in Lathe [With PDF]

As we all know, to perform a particular operation in any machine we need to use some attachments, mandrels and rests are one of them. The Mandrels and Rests both are generally used in Lathe machines to perform operations on cylindrical jobs. Mandrels are used for hollow cylindrical jobs, where rests are used for solid […]

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Lathe Machine: Definition, Introduction, Parts, Types, Operations, and Specifications (With PDF)

A lathe machine is a machine tool which is used to remove metals from a work-piece to give a desired shape and size.

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Capstan and Turret Lathe: Working, Advantages, Bar Feeding Mechanism (With PDF)

Capstan and Turret Lathe: A capstan and turret lathe is a production lathe. It is used to manufacture any number of identical pieces in the minimum time. These lathes were first developed in the United States of America by Pratt and Whitney in 1960. Capstan lathe is one of the types of semi-automatic lathe. In […]

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Types of Gauges in Metrology [PDF]

Metrology is a significant department of Mechanical engineering that deals with the measurement of a workpiece. Metrology is oftentimes called the science of measurement that depends upon two significant factors. The factors are time and quantity, which has to be measured by an engineer in order to ensure the precision of a workpiece. Every material […]

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Cam and Follower: Definition, Types, Working Principle, and Applications [PDF]

In mechanical engineering, engineers often use a higher pair links mechanism that is renowned as Cam and Follower Mechanism. This pair of higher links are used to move links spontaneously or periodically. Although, cam and follower mechanisms are also used by engineers for ensuring zero or minimum degree of error. The device that is known […]

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Dial Indicator: Construction, Types, Working Principle, Applications, Advantages, and Disadvantages [PDF]

The Dial Indicator is a mechanical device that consists of pinions, gears or levers. By the means of a dial indicator precision of a workpiece can be measured by an engineer. Although it is working as a comparator also (Baxterand Meijer, 2017). Construction of a Dial Indicator: Construction of a Dial indicator changes regarding their […]

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Gear Trains: Definition and Types [With PDF]

When sometimes two or more gears are made to mess with each other to transmit power from one shaft to another such combination is called gear trains. Types of Gear trains: We have generally 4-types of gear trains, and those are: Simple Gear Train Compound Gear Trains Reverted gear Trains Epicyclic Gear Trains So let's […]

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Cutting Fluid: Definition, Purpose, Properties, Types, Applications, and Selection [With PDF]

Hello readers, this is Saswata again came with a new article named Cutting Fluid, in this article, I will discuss the Properties, Purposes, types, and Applications of a Coolant or cutting fluid. So let's dive into the article. What is Cutting Fluid? Cutting fluid also name as Coolant or lubricant is used for improving the […]

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Planer Machine: Definition, Parts, Working, Mechanism, Operations, Types, Specifications [With PDF]

A Planer machine is another machine tool after Lathe, Milling, Drilling, and Shaper Machine in Manufacturing. Today we will study the Definition, Parts, Working Principle, Mechanism, Operation, Types, and Specification of Planer Machine. So let's dive in. Note: You can download PDF easily at the end of the article. Planer Machine Definition: A planer is […]

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Cutting Tools: Types and Characteristic of Material [With PDF]

As we already know, to perform a certain operation we need different types of cutting tools. Cutting tools can be chosen according to the: Job Material Which type of operation you are going to perform It is used in metal cutting or forming to acquire the desired shape, size, surface finish. Types of Cutting Tools: […]

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