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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