Metal Lathe Certification

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Metal Lathe Certification
Version 0.1.0
Approval Date Draft/NOT APPROVED
Document/Printout Metal Lathe Certification
Required For Tools/Shops

Training Check-Off List:

Tool anatomy

  • On/off power switch
  • Emergency shut off
  • Gears & change levers
  • Chart for changing RPM feed/speed
  • Cross slide
  • Feed handle manual or power
  • Saddle
  • Tools & tool holders
  • Tailstock spindle and spindle lock
  • Foot brake
  • Chip tray
  • Coolant pump
  • Lubrication level gauge


  • Operate and change gears
  • Know how to change speed or RPM
  • Use cross slide
  • Use power or manual feed
  • Use tools and tool holders
  • Use tailstock spindle and spindle lock
  • Use foot brake
  • Use gear change levers to change RPM
  • Know how to add oil to lubrication gauge