To know how to calculate spindle speeds, depth of threads to be cut and to
turn a work piece on a lathe.
Key and critical concepts you will learn
On completion of this module the trainee must be able to:
• Select the correct tools bits and equipment for a particular job.
• Calculate the spindle speeds for each task as well as the depth of
threads to be cut.
• Turn a work piece on a lathe.
The following standards must be met:
The size and type of material, tool bits and measuring instruments correctly
The correct depth of thread and spindle r/m must be calculated.
The completed pin and bush must meet tolerances as stipulated in drawing
Tools, consumables, equipment and machinery required
- Cutting tools.
- Clock gauge.
- Safety spectacles, PPE and safety shoes.
Learners must be trained to be competent in operating lathe safely and
effectively without injury or damage to tools and equipment. Job must be
completed according to required standard and or specifications.