Engine Lathe Operations and Controls - 2: The Parts of the Lathe
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WARNING: Machine tools present a safety hazard. Improper operation can result in severe injury. These topics are for non-laboratory study only and are not to be used in conjunction with the operation of any tool or machine described herein. Never use a machine tool without the supervision of a qualified instructor.
Many topics will refer to the parts of the lathe. Therefore it is important to be able to identify the basic parts of an engine lathe; the headstock, spindle, tail stock, quill, ways, bed, carriage, apron, saddle, cross slide, compound slide, tool post, feed rod, and lead screw.
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label: lathe operating, contorls, functions, parts, movements, ways, motor, headstock, spindle, brake, speeds and feeds, carraige, tailstock, centers, faceblate, dogs, threading, staedy rest, follower rest, lathe sizes, taper attachment