WDCE Course Machine Shop: Basic Lathe Operations

Gain a basic understanding of the use and operation of manual machine shop lathes. Topics include components of a lathe, lathe operations, and machine mathematics. At the end of the course, participants will be able to set up basic lathe operations; use formulas to calculate speeds and feeds; and perform metal removing operations such as turning, facing, drilling, grooving, turning between centers, and threading. Basic machine maintenance and safety will be stressed throughout the course.

There are currently no classes scheduled for this course. Please check back at a later time or contact WDCE to see when the course will be offered again.

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Pennsylvania College of Technology
DIF 29

One College Avenue
Williamsport, PA 17701


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