Online Catalogue last updated 20th of March 2015
First published in 1949, reprinted in 1992. A useful pocket sized booklet that describes the grinding of all types of tools for lathe and shaping work. The types of materials for tools such as carbon steel, high speed steel, stellite, tungsten carbide and diamond tools are discussed. Formation of a tools cutting edge is covered with details of clearance angles, rake angles, relief angles and machining steel, cast iron, brass alloys, aluminium, copper and plastic materials. There is a comprehensive list of lathe tool including: front tool; knife tool; L-headed tool; V-tool; Parting tool; back facing tool; boring tools; screw cutting tools; square threads; acme threads; hand turning tools; tungsten carbide tools; tool holders and mounting tools.
Shaping and planing tool design is covered, with details of tools for machining steel and cast iron, brass, aluminium as well as form tools.
Finally the sharpening of tools covers tool wear, grinding equipment, honing tool, angular grinding and grinding machine with cupped wheel.
Code No. 004614, ISBN 1857610075, $17.00