Metal Lathe Project

Production of a Hex Nut & Bolt

This project was one of a few done during the manufacturing laboratory section of Introduction to Engineering.In this lab we created a bolt and hex nut from an aluminum rod and solid hexagonal aluminum piece using mainly the metal lathe. The two pieces were created to fit together.

To view the instructions for the laboratory and lathe operation provided to us by the Professor click to view the pdf file below

Metal Lathe Laboratory Instructions

Final Product of the Hex Nut and Bolt

The nut and bolt as 2 seperate pieces

The nut and bolt together