Lathe - Metal

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Description

  • Make: Hardinge metal lathe
  • Model: HLV
  • Also known as "Hardie."


Manuals & Documents

HLV-H Operator's Manual, PDF

HLV-H Operator's Manual, JPG

HLV-H Maintenance Manual

Safety Classification

RED

Safety Notes

Lathe Basic Safety and Operations, Part One

Lathe Basic Safety and Operations, Part Two

This is not meant to replace a course in lathe usage.

The metal lathe lets you take a piece of metal, clamp it in place, spin it, and apply cutting tools to the surface to shape it.


Current Status

Installed and operational. Available for use by trained users.

Operator Tips

Lathe Workshop for Beginners, Part One

Lathe Workshop for Beginners, Part Two

MIT Essential Machining Skills: Working with a Lathe, Part One

MIT Essential Machining Skills: Working with a Lathe, Part Two

MIT Essential Machining Skills: Working with a Lathe, Part Three

Instructables, Setting Up Tooling on a Lathe

Brien, J. J. (1942). How to run a lathe; the care and operation of a screw cutting lathe, (42d ed.). South Bend: South Bend lathe works.