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Machine Tool Basics – Lathe Workholding

Work holding devices on a lathe As we know the lathe is one of the oldest and highly important machine tool. There is vast number of applications of this machine tool. So for facilitating the easy machining of the work piece it should be held tightly and securely. For this purpose many types of accessories are being used for facilitating easy holding of the work piece. Some of the work holding devices are 1) Carriers and catch plates 2) Face plates 3) Angle plates 4) Mandrels 5) Rests

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Machine Tool Basics – Lathe Cutting Tools

Cut-Off Blade, 1/16″ T-15 High Speed Steel Width: .062″, Height: .218″, Length: 3″ Used on 5106, 5107, and 5130 grooving & cut-off tools $12.95 Cut-Off Blade, 1/32″ T-15 High Speed Steel Width: .032″, Height: .218″, Length: 3.0″ Used on 5106, 5107, and 5130 grooving & cut-off tools $12.95 Cut-Off Blade, P1 This blade is size P1. $7.95 Cut-Off Blade, P1 Carbide Tipped This blade is size P1 Two micro grain carbide tips brazed on $59.95 Cut-Off Blade, P1 Indexable This blade is size P1 Fits 0XA and AXA cut-off holders…

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Shaping Machine 

Precautions to be Observed while Shaping Jobs between Centres

The alignment of the centre is to be checked (whether it is parallel to the movement of the ram) and adjusted before starting the work. The moving tool should not come and dash against the head stock. For long work pieces, proper support should be given (A jack is suitable for it) The work is to be guarded against turning centres, while the tool cuts, with proper locking device. Checking the Vice Jaws for Squareness and Parallelism For checking the vice jaws for its squareness, place dial test indicator in…

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Work Holding Devices Used in Shaping Machine

There are many ways in which work may be held while it is being machined on the shaping machine. The common methods are mentioned below: Chucks – Three jaw and four jaw chucks are mounted on shaper with suitable means to hold the work pieces. Special Jig – Jig accurately locates the work in position for machining and holds it securely in position by means of clamping bolts, studs and screw. Angle Plate – The work is securely fastened to an angle plate with clamps or bolts. Plain Vice – Plain vice is bolted to the machine…

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Shaping Machine 

Main Parts of Shaping Machine and Their Application

The following are the main parts of shaping machine: Base – Base is a hollow casting upon which the other parts of the shaper are mounted. It also houses a reservoir for supply of oil which is circulated for moving parts of the machine. Frame – Frame is a large casting that rests upon the base. It houses the mechanism and supports the ram and the table. Ram – Ram is the main moving part of the shaper. It holds and drives the single point cutting tool back and forth…

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Details of Various Shaping Machines

Crank Shaper – The most common type of shaping machine is the crank shaper, in which the motion of its ram is being derived from a crank, a crank block, and a crank pin. The shaper size is known by the largest stroke of the ram. Usually it ranges from 12” to 36” with 24” being the most common. Gear Type Shaper – The reciprocating motion of the ram in this type of a shaper is obtained by means of a rack and pinion. The speed and the direction in…

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Shaping Machine 

Shaping Machine Introduction

The shaper is a reciprocating type of machine tool used to produce flat surface. The surface may be horizontal, vertical or inclined. Modern shaper can generate contoured surfaces also. This is accomplished by holding the work rigidly on the machine and a reciprocating single point tool mounted on tool head. The single point tool moves along a horizontal axis over the work piece. The metal working shaper was developed in the year 1836 by James Nesmyth an English man. Purpose – Purpose of the shaping machines are as follows: The…

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