Turning, facing and boring

United Kingdom, 1953

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Episode number 2 of Series “Lathework series”.
A flanged bush of phosphor bronze is seen being machined from a rough casting, a job which introduced the operations mentioned in the title of the film. The different tools used are mounted on a four-way tool post, and each in turn is seen in use. Chamfering is also demonstrated.

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K. Baron Hartley

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Brent Productions



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Lathework series

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