Mini Lathe Safety Test

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Mini Lathe Safety Test - Quiz



Mini lathe safety test. . . Chinook Middle School
Instructor: Mr. Cox


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

     You must have permission from the teacher before using this or any other machine in the classroom.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    In order to use any machine in the classroom, including this one, it is necessary to have permission from the teacher. This ensures that the machines are used responsibly and safely, and that they are not misused or damaged. Therefore, the statement "You must have permission from the teacher before using this or any other machine in the classroom" is true.

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  • 2. 

    Eye protection is not necessary during lathe operation.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Eye protection is necessary during lathe operation to prevent any potential hazards such as flying debris, metal shavings, or sparks from causing injury to the eyes. Without proper eye protection, there is a risk of eye damage or blindness. Therefore, the correct answer is false, as eye protection is indeed necessary during lathe operation.

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  • 3. 

    Dull tools may be used safely.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Dull tools are actually more dangerous to use than sharp tools. When a tool is dull, it requires more force to use, which increases the chances of slipping and causing an accident. Dull tools also tend to produce poor results and can damage the material being worked on. Therefore, it is not safe to use dull tools.

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  • 4. 

    It is safe to feel the work smoothness while the work is turning.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Feeling the work smoothness while it is turning is not safe. This is because if the work is smooth, there is a high chance that it could slip out of your hands or lose control, leading to accidents or injuries. It is important to ensure proper safety measures, such as using appropriate tools and equipment, to prevent any mishaps while working.

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  • 5. 

    The tool rest should removed for sanding and finishing operations .

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The tool rest should be removed for sanding and finishing operations because it can interfere with the smooth movement of the workpiece or the sanding/finishing tools. By removing the tool rest, there is more freedom of movement and flexibility to achieve the desired finish on the workpiece.

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  • 6. 

    The machine should  be stopped while making adjustments.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    It is important to stop the machine while making adjustments to ensure safety and prevent any accidents or injuries. Making adjustments while the machine is still running can be dangerous as it increases the risk of getting caught in moving parts or causing damage to the machine. Stopping the machine allows for a safer environment to make necessary adjustments.

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  • 7. 

    The rags / paper towels used in finishing should be _______ in the red metal container..

    Correct Answer
    placed, put, thrown, stored
    Explanation
    The rags/paper towels used in finishing should be placed, put, thrown, or stored in the red metal container.

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  • 8. 

    Exotic hardwood blanks usually cost more than standard hardwoods.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Exotic hardwoods are typically more expensive than standard hardwoods due to their rarity and unique characteristics. These woods are sourced from specific regions and have distinct grain patterns, colors, and durability. The limited availability and higher demand for exotic hardwoods contribute to their higher price. In contrast, standard hardwoods are more readily available and commonly used, making them more affordable. Therefore, the statement that exotic hardwood blanks usually cost more than standard hardwoods is true.

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  • 9. 

    Always finish sand from a low grit number to a _____grit number.

    Correct Answer
    high
    Explanation
    High grid number sandpaper i ssmoother than low numbers.

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  • 10. 

    The spacers and lock nut should be put back on the mandrel at the end of each period.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The spacers and lock nut should be put back on the mandrel at the end of each period. This means that after each period of use or after completing a task, the spacers and lock nut should be reattached to the mandrel. This is important for maintaining the proper functioning and stability of the mandrel and its components.

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  • 11. 

    Do you need to wear goggles while sanding or polishing your project on the mini-lathe

    • A.

      No because it is not dangerous

    • B.

      Yes, goggles must always be worn while operating a machine

    • C.

      You can descide for yourself if you want to or not

    Correct Answer
    B. Yes, goggles must always be worn while operating a machine
    Explanation
    Wearing goggles while operating a machine, such as a mini-lathe, is important for safety reasons. Sanding or polishing projects can create fine particles or debris that can be harmful if they come into contact with the eyes. Goggles provide protection by preventing these particles from entering the eyes and causing potential injury or irritation. Therefore, it is necessary to wear goggles to ensure personal safety while using the machine.

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