The Three-Jaw Chuck
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1: Overview

2: Advantages of the Three-Jaw Chuck For a large quantity of parts and ease of use

3: Disadvantages of the Three-Jaw Chuck Limited in size and concentricity problems.

4: Preparing to Mount the Chuck The parts of a 3 Jaw chuck and tips on proper assembly

5: Removing and Replacing the Jaws Importance of using the numbers on the jaw and jaw slot during assembly.

6: Soft Jaws A discussion on machinable jaws and their use in the shop

7: Chuck Mounts Three different spindle mounts for the lathe

8: Lathe Work Holding with Smithy Video

WARNING: Machine tools present a safety hazard. Improper operation can result in severe injury. These topics are for non-laboratory study only and are not to be used in conjunction with the operation of any tool or machine described herein. Never use a machine tool without the supervision of a qualified instructor.

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