Master today's toolmaking equipment. Here, fully updated to include new machines and electronic and digital controls, is the ultimate guide to automated machines and toolmaking. Whether you're a professional machinist, an apprentice, or a trade student, this fully illustrated volume helps you work with metal -safely, precisely, efficiently - using today's tools and techniques. It's packed with review questions for students, and loaded with answers you need on the job. This title helps to: understand automated machine fundamentals and work with jigs and fixtures; learn the basics of spiral and helix milling, gear cutting, and cam machining; discover how to cut, punch, or shape a die with minimum waste; master the operations of today's grinders and lapping machines; find out all about toolmaking, from allowances and tolerances to layouts and master plates; and, follow the clear, step-by-step illustrations to gain a hands-on knowledge of techniques and procedures.