Lathe Machine Operations “Taper Turning”

Taper turning means, to produce a conical surface by gradual reduction or increase in diameter from a cylindrical work piece. This tapering operation has wide range of use in construction of machines. Almost all machine spindles have taper holes which receive taper shank of various tools and work holding devices. Taper Turning Methods:   A taper may be turned by any one of the following methods: By a broad nose form tool. By setting over the tailstock centre. By swivelling the compound rest. By a taper turning attachment. By combining longitudinal and…

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