Types of Slotters Used in Slotting Machine

Various types of slotters are designed to suit various requirements. There are three types of slotters. (a) Puncher Slotter. The puncher slotter is a heavy, rigid machine designed for removal of large amount of metal from large forgings or castings. The length of stroke of a puncher slotter is sufficiently large. It can remove 1.5 Kg to 2.5 Kg of material in one minute. Locomotive crank webs can be slotted from the rectangular shapes to exact size in less time than by any other method. (b) General Production Slotter. This is widely…

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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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