copy plate to 2, and engrave it. Continue this process
Any further movement of the work will be made by the
rotary table feed mechanism.
until you have engraved all the numbers. If two- (or
more) digit numbers are required, offset the dial as
7. Engrave the first graduation mark.
8. Using the rotary table feed wheel, rotate the
dial to the proper position for the next graduation. Since
10. To engrave the numbers shown on the left side
there are eight graduations, rotate the table 45°; engrave
this mark and continue until the circle is graduated. You
required number. Then, using the cross feed and longi-
will now be back to the starting point.
tudinal feed of the engraver table, position the cutter
NOTE: Do not move the circular copy plate during
over the work at the point where the number is required.
the graduating process.
This method requires you to reposition the worktable
9. To engrave numbers positioned as shown on
for each number. As previously stated, movement of the
the right side of the dial in figure 9-31, move the work-
engraver worktable in two directions results in angular
table so the cutter is in position to engrave the numbers.
misalignment of the character with the radius of the
Rotate the circular copy plate to the numeral 1 and
face; in this example, angular misalignment is required.
engrave it. Rotate the rotary table 45° and the circular