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Implement - Machine Wheel with Mandrel

From the Collection of Federation University Australia Historical Collection (Geoffrey Blainey Research Centre) Federation University Australia, Mt Helen Campus Federation University Australia E.J. Barker Library (top floor) Mount Helen Victoria

Description
Iron frame with handle. Vice section for attaching to bench. Mandrel for shaping
Size
Height: 22.0cm; Width: 16.0cm; Depth: 17.0cm
Object Registration
00731
Keywords
machine wheel, mandrel, forged, shaped, holds workpiece
Historical information
A mandrel (/ˈmændrɪl/; also mandril or arbor) is one of the following:

* a round object against which material can be forged or shaped; or

* a flanged or tapered or threaded bar that grips a workpiece to be machined in a lathe. A flanged mandrel is a parallel bar of a specific diameter with an integral flange
towards one end, and threaded at the opposite end. Work is gripped between the flange and a nut on the thread. A tapered mandrel (often called a plain mandrel) has a
taper of approximately 0.005 inches per foot and is designed to hold work by being driven into an accurate hole on the work, gripping the work by friction. A threaded
mandrel may have a male or female thread, and work which has an identical thread is screwed onto the mandrel.
Last updated
7 Jun 2019 at 2:12PM