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Compact Reference Books

Engineer's Black Book

Includes a FREE Drillpoint Sharpening Gage.
This 168 page pocket book is a great resource for anyone working in a shop.
Itís designed for metal workers and machinists, but the information contained within comes in handy in lots of situations.
It is durable enough to survive in a shop environment, and every page is coated in a glare-free laminate that resists tearing and wonít get all filthy.

The book includes conversion tables, hardening and tempering information, engineering drawing standards, tolerances, bolt and nut standards, and keys and keyway standards.
Youíll also find the weights of metals, tap drill sizes, G-codes, and information on plastics, adhesives, and grinding wheels.
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$22.50 BK-ENGBB
Engineers Black Book

Pocket Ref

The new 4th Edition, by Thomas J. Glover. 2011
The greatest pocket reference book.
864 pages of facts, formulas, tables, constants, etc.
Only 3.5" by 5.5" so it really fits in your pocket.
Sections include: Hardware, Welding, Electronics, Constants, Conversion Tables, Pipes and Fittings, Air and Gasses, Automotive, and Weights.
The 4th edition includes expanded sections on Tools, Fasteners, and Steel and Metals.
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$11.90 BK-REF
Pocket Ref, 4th Edition

Engineers Precision Data

Engineers Precision Data Pocket Reference
Steve Heather
72 Pages, Softcover
Published: May, 2014

This book is spiral bound and opens out flat or folds back, making it very easy use while you work!
A pocket-size reference that has all the fundamental data that engineers need in their daily work.
Tapping and drilling charts, hole coordinate charts with common sizes already worked out, speeds/feeds, material specs, drawing symbols and standards, CNC machine codes, plus much more.
Ideal for mechanical, manufacturing, and design engineers, draftsmen, toolmakers, machinists, students, and hobbyists

This is the right choice for you if you want a pocket reference that:
Is compact, lightweight, easy-to-carry and really does fit in your pocket.
Contains the essential data you need practically every day, yet is uncluttered by extraneous information.
Is organized so you can easily locate the data you need very quickly.
Contains data not found in similar books, such as thread charts showing all effective sizes.
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$18.90 BK-ENGPRECDATA
Engineers Precision Data Pocket Reference

Fastener Black Book

A pocket sized book that contains a wealth of up-to-date, useful, practical and hard to find information in 248 pages.
Every page is coated with a glare-free laminate that keeps pages from being torn and grease stained.
Covers inch and metric fasteners, both ISO and DIN specifications.
Thread terminology and classifications, grades, tolerances, and markings are all covered.
Discussion of platings, finishes, coatings, tightening torques, and thread forms.
A free Thread Pitch Identification Gage is supplied with each book.
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$25.20 BK-FASBB
Fastener Black Book

Applied Mathematical and Physical Formulas Pocket Reference

Applied Mathematical and Physical Formulas Pocket Reference
Vukota Boljanovic
361 pages, Illustrated, 5 x 7
Published: August 2006

OVERVIEW
If formulas have always been your nemeses, this book is for you! Thoroughly practical and authoritative, this book brings together, in three parts, more than 1,300 formulas, rules, and figures to simplify, review, or to refresh the users memory of what he/she studied in school. This pocket reference shows how to solve every kind of math and physics problem youre likely to encounter in school and on-the-job, and it explains simply and easily how to find answers fast, learn key formulas and definitions, study quickly and learn more effectively--from fundamental mathematical rules to physical definitions and constants.

FEATURES
* Presents all formulas, rules, and definitions precisely, simply, and clearly.
* Covers metric units of measurement, U.S. units of measurement (USCS), tables of equivalents metrics and USCS units.
* Presents all formulas, rules, and definitions precisely, simply, and clearly.
* Covers metric units of measurement, U.S. units of measurement (USCS), tables of equivalents metrics and USCS units.
* Reviews the fundamentals of algebra, geometry, trigonometry, and analytical geometry.
* Presents the application of differential equations and integral calculus.
* Solves problems concerning simple interest, compound interest, effective rate, annuity, amortization of loans , and sinking fund payment.
* Shows the comparative advantages of binomial distribution, standard distribution, Poisson distribution, and normal distribution.
* Includes most used definitions and formulas of kinematics, dynamics, statics, mechanics of fluids, thermal variable of state, thermodynamics, electricity and magnetism, light, and basic definition of atomic and nuclear physics.
* Offers most used fundamentals of physical constants.
* Reviews the fundamentals of algebra, geometry, trigonometry, and analytical geometry.
* Presents the application of differential equations and integral calculus.
* Solves problems concerning simple interest, compound interest, effective rate, annuity, amortization of loans , and sinking fund payment.
* Shows the comparative advantages of binomial distribution, standard distribution, Poisson distribution, and normal distribution.
* Includes most used definitions and formulas of kinematics, dynamics, statics, mechanics of fluids, thermal variable of state, thermodynamics, electricity and magnetism, light, and basic definition of atomic and nuclear physics.
* Offers most used fundamentals of physical constants.

CONTENTS
Part I: Units
* International System of Units
* Metric Units of Measurement
* U.S. Units of Measurements
* Tables of Equivalents

Part II: Mathematics
* Algebra
* Geometry
* Trigonometry
* Analytical
* Geometry
* Mathematics of Finance
* Calculus Statistics

Part III: Physics
* Mechanics
* Mechanics of Fluid
* Temperature and Heat
* Electricity and Magnetism
* Light
* Wave Motion and Sound

Appendix
Index
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$19.95 BK-AM
Applied Math and Physical Formulas

Shop Reference for Students and Apprentices

By Edward G. Hoffman and Christopher J. McCauley
2000, 4 1/2 X 6 3/4 illustrated softcover
514 pages
OVERVIEW
The most authoritative reference available, this book has been specifically compiled for students in vocational schools, technical institutes, and apprenticeship courses.
The contents are drawn primarily from Machinery's Handbook.
Each of its sections (mathematics, inspection, screw thread systems, gears and gearing, speeds and feeds, etc.) covers areas of prime interest to draftsmen, machinists, toolmakers, diemakers, and other shop personnel.
CONTENTS
Conversion Factors
Mathematics
Engineering Drawings
Inspection
Allowances and Tolerances for Fits
Pins
Standard Tapers
Keys and Keyseats
Screw Thread Systems
Common Hardware
Gears and Gearing
Indexable
Cutting Speeds and Feeds
Cutting Tools
Tool Wear
Cutting Fluids for Machinery
Machining Nonferrous Metals
Materials
Hardness Testing
Index
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$24.50 BK-SRS
Shop Reference For Students

Die Maker's Handbook

By Jerry Arnold
2000, 4-5/8" X 7" illustrated softcover
224 pages

An expert in his field, Jerry Arnold provides invaluable lessons learned from decades of trial and error as a die maker, die designer, and die engineer.
Written in an easy-to-read manner and heavily illustrated,
Die Makers Handbook is the only book of its kind expressly intended to help avoid the pitfalls associated with stamping designs, die designs, and stamping die function.
A half-dozen die makers with nearly 200 years of combined experience have edited this compact and practical reference.
The Die Makers Handbook is a must-have for your toolbox, desk, or briefcase.

Developed from more than 30 years of practical shop-learned information.
Chock full of all the stamping design pitfalls you do not need.
Includes a full chapter on exotic measuring methods, providing unique aids and hard-to-find-data.
Devotes an entire chapter of illustrated step-by-step process for designing progressive dies.
Especially designed for apprentices, young journeymen, and students of die design.

CONTENTS
What a Die Can or Cannot Control
Formulas for Stamping Dies
Basic Die Component Function and Design
Techniques for Shop Sketching Die Designs
Die Makers Data and Miscellaneous Information
Index
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$28.40 BK-DMH
Die Makers Handbook

Glossary of Metalworking Terms

By Richard P. Pohanish
2005, 5 1/2 X 7 1/4 softcover
436 pages
OVERVIEW
The only modern glossary of metalworking terms. Heavily cross-referenced, with additional contact information for professional organizations and manufacturers.
CONTENTS
Preface
Key to Abreviations
Miscellaneous Equivalents
Metal Terms A to Z
Appendix- Manufacturer's Directory
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$26.50 BK-GMT
Glossary of Metalworking Terms

The Tool Steel Guide

Currently out of print. We are trying to get the publisher to reprint this.

By Jim Szumera
4.5 x 7 illustrated softcover
108 pages
Published 2003

OVERVIEW
The book breaks tool steels into 9 basic categories and continues to discuss the properties of specific steels in each category. Specifications, heat treatments, applications and comparisons are dealt with in detail. It provides information on how to select the proper steel for a given job, how heat treatments work, and proper methods of machining and grinding tools to avoid premature tool failure. It includes a special section on welding repair procedures.

CONTENTS
Preface, Introduction
Properties of Tool Steels
Selection of Tool Steels
Heat Treatments of Tool Steels
Heat Treatment Recommendations
Avoiding Tool or Die Failure
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Out of stock
$21.90 BK-STEEL
Tool Steel Guide