Basic Engine Lathe: Knurling on the Lathe
Basic Engine Lathe: Knurling on the Lathe is part 14 of the Basic Engine Lathe 14-part training series.
Knurling is the impressing of patterns into the surface of cylindrical workpieces. It produces either a diamond pattern or a straight line pattern. This course will show students the proper set-up and procedures for knurling on the lathe.
Course objectives include:
- Understand the safety procedures that are required in every machine shop as well as the safety procedures for knurling on the lathe
- Identify the different types of knurling tools
- Explain the procedures for setting up and knurling a diamond shaped and straight pattern.
Engine Lathe Safety
- Safety Precautions
- Knurling Tools
- Diamond-Shaped Knurling
- Straight-Line Knurling