The Line Boring Book - Table of Contents: A Vocational Training by Earl Hansen

The Line Boring Book — Table of Contents

Chapter I
A.      What is Line-Boring, How Does it Work?
B.      What is End-Boring, How Does it Work?
C.      How to Build Dozens of Boring Machines

Chapter II
Is it cost effective?
Chapter III
Start With a Low Investment
A.      Automotive Line Boring and End Boring Machines
B.      Inexpensive Hydraulic Boring Machines
Chapter IV
Selecting the right machine and equipment for the job
A.      Select the right machine for the job
B.      List of needed equipment
Chapter V
How to build hydraulic boring machines
Chapter VI
How to use an automotive engine boring machine successfully
Chapter VII
The feed Systems (automatic and hand feed systems)
A.      The Star Drive Automatic-Feed System
B.      Electric Automatic-Feed Systems (Servo Drives)
C.      The Hydraulic Automatic-Feed Systems
D.      The Hand-Feed System
Chapter VIII
How to Use End-Boring Machines
A.      Using hydraulic-powered end-boring machines
B.      Using electric-driven end-boring machines
C.      Using automotive engine boring machines for end-boring
         1. Boring very small inside diameters
         2. Repairing hydraulic cylinders pin bores
Chapter IX
Laying out the job
A.      Using wedges, sleeves and alignment bushings
B.      Using trammel and inside micrometers in layout
C.      Using lasers for parallel alignment
D.      The use of parallel visual alignment
E.      Laying out multiple gear positioning
F.      Laying out multiple boring bars for exact relative positioning
G.      Using bolt patterns, center punch marks and calipers
Chapter X
How to Lline Bore
A.      How to select and set up Carbide Tools
B.      How to know how deep to cut and how to reset the tool.
C.      How to feel the cut and make adjustments
D.      How much to leave for honing
E.      How to overcome the problem of vibrations
F.      How to overcome the problem of a tapered bore
G.      How to machine to the shoulder, flange face, step and counter bore.
Chapter XI
Inspection: What is precision machining? And How to read a blue print.
A.      The use of inside and outside micrometers, veneer and dial calipers, depth micrometers and dial gages
B.      How to read blueprints
C.      Where to purchase equipment at the lowest prices
Chapter XII
Welding: The key to successful line boring
A.      General information on welding as it relates to Line-Boring
B.      Welding inside bores that need repair
          1. Small bores
          2. Vertical bores, articulated hitches, etc.
C.      Welding inside badly damaged bores and rounding up the bore
D.      How to stick weld inside diameters successfully
E.      How to wire weld inside diameters successfully
F.      Automatic welding machines
Chapter XIII
How to grind cutting tools for different applications
A.      Carbide tools
B.      Carbide inserts
C.      High-speed tools
D.      How to hand grind drills to cut freely in most material
E.      How to make steel-cutting carbide drills
F.      Where to purchese cutting tools and more
Chapter XIV
Operating Lathes, Milling Machines, Drilling Layout and Tapping

NOTE: A step by step discussion on how to operate the machines to build Boring Machines, Boring Bars and tapered bushings from the supplied blueprints. (see Chapter # 20) (A person must be mechanically inclined)

A.      Machine procedure for very small bores and B P # MA-101,
         boring bars=1", 1 1/4" and 1 15/16"
B.      How to build hydraulic line boring machines of various sizes
C.      Making large bronze bearings for line boring
D.      Machining procedure for MA-106 "hand-feed system"

Chapter XV
Grinding, Honing and Lubricants.
A.      Grinding with a disk and air-driven die-grinders
B.      Honing large and small IDs and what hone to purchase
C.      A general discussion on lubricants, cutting oils, soluble oil
         plus how to spray soluble oils using drip pans
Chapter XVI
How to build drilling and end-boring machines and also flange facing machines
A.      How to build drilling and end-boring machines
B.      How to build flange facing machines
Chapter XVII
Hydraulic Power
Chapter XVIII
Line boring in the field
Chapter XIX
Using bushings in repairing parts
A.      Using genuine cat-hardened steel bushins
B.      Using machine bushings for special jobs
C.      How to case harden steel bushings
Chapter XX
50 blueprints as part of this self-teaching program

Chapter XXI
How to Open a Line Boring Business
Chapter XXII
Helpful Suggestions
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