Purpose, Importance and Functions of Slotting Machine

A Slotting machine may also be known as heavy-duty shaper. Slotting machine resembles a shaping machine in all respect except that the ram instead of reciprocating to and fro in the horizontal plane, moves up and down in the vertical plane. Therefore, the slotting machine is some times called as vertical shaper. Purpose of Slotting Machine It is very useful for making keyways, machining square holes, cutting of internal and external teeth on big gears, machining of dies, punches, etc. The job is generally supported on a round table, which has…

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