Training

Initiation to Lathe work

; for who

All public

background Requirements

None

Objectives

Being able to produce a simple unit using a lathe.

Duration

3 days / 24 hours

Program

 DAY 1:

Morning:

Workshop presentation:  Metrology; Reading exercise; Calliper

Depth gauge

Micrometres

Gap gauge

Buffers

Lathe description :

Safety tests; Reading of the cutting speed charts according to metals and tools; Reading of the different scale drums;  The different cutting tools

Afternoon:

– Reading  of blueprints

– Tool assembly on the tool turret

– Centring of the unit on the chuck

– Calculation and set up of the automatic speed feeds

– Marking the points of origin

– Dressing a unit

– Length set up

DAY 2:

– Day 1 brief Review

– Turning, diameter set up

– Diameter and length set up

– Making several shoulder sections on the unit

DAY 3:

– Drilling theory

– Drilling (respecting the diameter and the depth of the drilling)

– Machining a unit (choosing the tools, the methodology)

– Tidying the work station

– Course debriefing

location

ENSM’s Saint-Malo campus

4 rue de la Victoire

35400 Saint Malo – France

teaching staff

ENSM professors

Validation

Ongoing assessment during training.

 

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