USING A DIE AND DIESTOCK - Continued
After assembling die to diestock,
make sure setscrew is tight. Die
could fall out of diestock causing
damage to die.
Assemble die (3) and diestock (4). Tighten
setscrew (5). Loosen the two thumbscrews (6)
to adjust diestock (4).
Apply cutting oil (7) to the die and to the work.
Position the diestock (4) over the work (1).
Tighten thumbscrews (6) securing diestock to
Rotate the diestock (4) clockwise, slowly but
firmly, until the die takes hold.
Use square (8) to check squareness after
several threads have been cut.
Turn the diestock (4) one turn forward and one-
quarter turn backward. Repeat this procedure
until desired thread length has been cut.
Carefully back the diestock (4) off the threads
by turning in a counterclockwise direction.