Start a successful career in machining Metalworking is an exciting field that's currently experiencing a shortage of qualified machinists--and there's no time like the present to capitalize on the recent surge in manufacturing and production opportunities. Covering everything from lathe operation to actual CNC programming, Machining For Dummies provides you with everything it takes to make a career for yourself as a skilled machinist. Written by an expert offering real-world advice based on experience in the industry, this hands-on guide begins with basic topics like tools, work holding, and ancillary equipment, then goes into drilling, milling, turning, and other necessary metalworking processes. You'll also learn about robotics and new developments in machining technology that are driving the future of manufacturing and the machining market. Be profitable in today's competitive manufacturing environment Set up and operate a variety of computer-controlled and mechanically controlled machines Produce precision metal parts, instruments, and tools Become a part of an industry that's experiencing steady growth Manufacturing is the backbone of America, and this no-nonsense guide will provide you with valuable information to help you get a foot in the door as a machinist.
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Learn machine tools and metalworking processes CNC programming, robotics, and the IIoT Be profitable in today's manufacturing environment Start a career in machining Manufacturing is the backbone of America, and the need for skilled machinists is on the rise. Packed with real-world advice from an expert who has made a profitable career in the industry, this book covers everything from the basics of working with tools to the most detailed metalworking processes. Whether you're looking for a career in manufacturing or just want to know more about it, this no-nonsense guide provides invaluable information on the tools of the trade. Inside... Meet the forgotten founders of manufacturing Drill into milling, turning, and holemaking Operate a variety of computer- controlled machine tools Learn about automation and software Produce precision-machined parts