LATHE OPERATIONS - OD1645 - LESSON 1/TASK 1
sliding gap feature, this lathe is similar to the floor-mounted engine
(1) General. The turret lathe is a lathe used extensively for the high-
speed production of duplicate parts. The turret lathe is so named because
it has a hexagonal turret, or multiple tool holder, in place of the
tailstock found on the engine lathe. Most turret lathes are equipped with a
pump and basin for the automatic application of a coolant or cutting oil to
SLIDING GAP-TYPE FLOOR-MOUNTED
(2) Floor-Mounted Horizontal Turret Lathe.
The floor-mounted horizontal
turret lathe is intended for quick turning of bar stock and chucked
workpieces with a minimum amount of adjustments between operations.
lathe uses a collet chuck