Basic Engine Lathe: Turning Between Centers
Basic Engine Lathe: Turning Between Centers is part nine of the Basic Engine Lathe 14-part training series.
Turning between centers is an operation machinists perform frequently. This course demonstrates the procedures for straight turning a workpiece between centers.
Course objectives include:
- Understand the safety procedures that should be followed when in the shop and when straight turning work between centers
- Describe the steps needed in setting up work to be straight turned between centers
- Explain the procedure for straight turning a workpiece between centers.
Turning a Workpiece Between Centers
- Methods of Alignment
- Workpiece Preparation
- Turning Between Centers