Machine Tool Basics – Lathe Workholding

Work holding devices on a lathe As we know the lathe is one of the oldest and highly important machine tool. There is vast number of applications of this machine tool. So for facilitating the easy machining of the work piece it should be held tightly and securely. For this purpose many types of accessories are being used for facilitating easy holding of the work piece. Some of the work holding devices are 1) Carriers and catch plates 2) Face plates 3) Angle plates 4) Mandrels 5) Rests

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