Machinery’s Handbook Celebrates Centennial

The “Bible” of the Metalworking Industries for 100 Years!

Machinery’s Handbook is universally acknowledged as an extraordinarily authoritative, comprehensive, and practical tool, providing its users with the most fundamental and essential aspects of manufacturing practices.

Machinery's Handbook
Machinery’s Handbook 30th Edition celebrates 100 years.

It is a must-have reference for mechanical, manufacturing, and industrial engineers, designers, draftsmen, toolmakers,  machinists, engineering and technology students, and the serious home hobbyist.



Features of the Brand-New Machinery’s Handbook, 30th Edition:

  • Expanded metrology section, including v-blocks and micrometer, vernier, and dial calipers.
  • New fluid power section covering pneumatic,hydraulic, and vacuum theory and applications.
  • New powder metallurgy section, including additive manufacturing.
  • Even more useful specs, including tap drill sizes for Unified threads, reaming allowances for drilling, mesh and grit sizes, rules for figuring tapers, and assembly with pins and studs.
  • Recently added information on sheet metal and presses, keys and keyways, shaft alignment, taps and tapping, helical coil screw thread inserts, metric screw threads, miniature screws, fluid mechanics, solid geometry, statistics, calculating hole coordinates and thread dimensions, and distinguishing between bolts and screws.

Plus . . .

  • Many thoroughly reworked and renovated sections throughout.
  • Comprehensive tables of contents at the beginning of each section and extensive indexing.
  • Hundreds of new and thousands  of refined and redone illustrations and equations.
  • Updated standards.
  • Expanded metric content.

Check out the Machinery’s Handbook, 30th Edition, and the Full Family of Products!

To request a review copy of any of these products for course adoption, please download, fill out, and return our Exam Copy Request Form.

For other questions and requests regarding the Machinery’s Handbook, 30th Edition, product family, send your email to

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