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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Shaping Machine 

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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