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Evolution Of The Machine Shop | by James Hartness



The subject of evolution of the machine shop is treated under three headings: The first relates to the effect of this evolution on the problems of management; The second considers its effect on the interests of the individual workers, and The third points out in non-technical language some of the changes taking place in the equipment. Following this will be found the strictly mechanical and commercial descriptions of one of the links in modern equipment.

TitleEvolution Of The Machine Shop
AuthorJames Hartness
PublisherJones & Lamson Machine Co.
Year1905
Copyright1905, Jones & Lamson Machine Co.
AmazonEvolution Of The Machine Shop
-Foreword
The subject of evolution of the machine shop is treated under three headings: The first relates to the effect of this evolution on the problems of management; The second considers its effect on t...
-Machine Shop Management
IN the good old days of small machine shops and simple mechanism, the problems of management were easily solved. In those days one manager, usually the owner, directed the plant single handed. Now, ow...
-Machine Shop Management. Part 2
Values based on earning power. In determining the earning power of a machine shop it is customary to take the net profit resulting from the sale of its product. This method includes the variable elem...
-Machine Shop Management. Part 3
Changing Character Of Equipment WE should consider a plant as a living, growing thing, ever changing for better or worse. It must not only be considered from a standpoint of present efficiency when c...
-Machine Shop Management. Part 4
The Personal View Under this heading we wish to bring out the effect of the evolution on the interest of the individual - not as an owner, but as an earner of a salary or wage: First by stating the r...
-The Evolution Of The Machine Shop
The evolution of the machine shop is a topic of vital interest to everybody, from the proprietor, to the apprentice. All must know the tendency of the times. The development is going on irresistibl...
-Machine Shop Management. Part 5
Sufficient data now at hand. It is here the intention to state some of the real essential elements that should be borne in mind by one trying to find the true course. These pointers are all submitted...
-Machine Shop Management. Part 6
Machine for every hour of every day. Changing character of work. The extreme cases of the bicycle, the turbine engine and the electric motor are not analogous to the changing character of work in ...
-Machine Shop Management. Part 7
A cutting edge must be acute, a scraping edge blunt. Real cutting without quiver sharpens tool. Experience has demonstrated that accurate control of work and tools not only adds to the durability ...
-Machine Shop Management. Part 8
The standard lathe. From the time of the birth of the slide-rest lathe it has been customary to have the head stock rigidly affixed to or a part of the bed, and to get all of the relative motion betw...
-Machine Shop Management. Part 9
Diameter of dolls not up to standard. It is apparent that the machine must be made to swing, say, 18 inches, for it is the custom to consider these dimensions in considering the price. They are there...
-Machine Shop Management. Part 10
The boy and the cane. The draw-cut shaper astonished many by its wonderful performances of great stock-removing feats, and although this may not be what is primarily wanted in a shaper, it may be cit...
-Machine Shop Management. Part 11
Head stock with cross travel. In passing, an important detail in construction, which is also described elsewhere, is our scheme of gibbing, which puts the gib and its thrust-taking screws under sever...
-Machine Shop Management. Part 12
any machine. Many important improvements in your product can be made without delay or expense if your machines are truly ready for turning every conceivable piece. The description of the details o...
-Introductory
Ver since the introduction of the Flat Turret Lathe in 1891, it has had a steadily increasing sale and a corresponding development. The noticeable change in appearance, as now shown, is chiefly due...
-Introductory. Part 2
Description The Flat Turret Lathe, like all other lathes, consists of the three important parts: (1) The head stock, having the work-holding spindle, the pulley for receiving the power for driving...
-Introductory. Part 3
Working Range The work shown on this page and on page 86 is the product of the Flat Turret Lathe with the automatic die outfit (outfit I)). In the 2 x 24 machine this outfit turns all diameters u...
-Introductory. Part 4
Turret Description The turret is a flat circular plate; it is mounted on a low carriage containing controlling mechanism. The connections of the turret to the carriage, and the carriage to the lathe ...
-Introductory. Part 5
Cross-Sliding Head The distinctive feature of the original Flat Turret Lathe was the fiat, plate-shaped tool holder from which the lathe took its name. The original work-holding head stock possessed ...
-Introductory. Part 6
Automatic Chuck (patented) The automatic chuck and roller feed handle the rough bars of round, square, octagon, hexagon and flat stock, presenting a new length and gripping it while the machine i...
-Introductory. Part 7
Cross Slide and Tool Holder. The turret cross slide is made very compact. The sliding tool block is closely fitted and gibbed to the base, which is bolted securely to the turret. A long lever and a s...
-Introductory. Part 8
Die Claims The only interchangeable automatically opening die for turret lathes. The only die for which each chaser is separately milled by a large free cutting mill. The only lead controlling die....
-General Description
The Hartness Automatic Die, shown herewith, is supplied in three sizes, viz.: No. 1, for cutting screw threads from 3/32 inch to 1/2 inch in diameter; No. 3, for screw threads from 1/4 inch to 1 1/4 i...
-General Description. Part 2
General Directions For Using IF the lead of the work produced does not correspond to the nut into which it is fitted, do not condemn the die, but measure the lead of both the work and the taps with a...
-General Description. Part 3
The Flat Turret Chucking Lathe Ust as the original Flat Turret Lathe was the first machine to be equipped with an outfit of conveniently adjustable tools for bar work, so now with the present machine...
-General Description. Part 4
Details Of The 2 X 24 Flat Turret Lathe With Chucking Inches Diameter The Machine One 2 x 24 by 12-inch swing Flat ------ Turret Lathe, Cross-feed Head, Single Drive, six Tool Blocks, four Tool Hold...
-General Description. Part 5
Details Of The 3 X 36 Flat Turret Lathe With Chucking Outfit For Work Up To 14 Inches Diameter The Machine One 3 x 36 14-inch swing Flat :=============== Turret Lathe, Cross-feed Head, Single Drive, ...
-General Description. Part 6
To Spindle Of Bar Machine 2 x 24-inch Turret Lathe, with Cross-feed Head Vertical Section Electric drive is shown on this and the opposite page. The motor is mounted on a base that compensates fo...
-Directions For "Setting Up" And Operating
Bolt the machine to the floor before putting on the belt. Do not adjust the position of the machine to the running of the belt. Set the machine true with the countershaft or main line by dropping down...
-Directions For "Setting Up" And Operating. Continued
Traveling Directions For Visitors Our entire plant is open to those interested enough to come to see us. Springfield, Vermont, the home of the Flat Turret Lathe, is located near the Connecticut Rive...









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