What are the Various Types of Lathe Machine Operations Carried Out on a Lathe

The lathe is a machine tool, which removes the metal from a piece of work to give the required shape and size. This is accomplished by holding the work securely and rigidly on the machine and then turning it against cutting tool, which will remove metal from the work in the form of chips. To cut the material properly, the tool should be harder than the material of the work piece. It should be rigidly held on the machine and should be fed or progressed in a definite way relative to the work.

Lathe Machine


There are various types of operations carried out on lathe machine which are described below:

Types of Operations View Full Operation Here
(a) Plain Turning or Straight Turning

(i) Rough Turning

(ii) Finish Turning

(b) Facing
(c) Knurling
(d) Recessing or Grooving
(e) Chamfering
(f) Parting off
(g) Taper Turning
(h) Shoulder Turning
(i) Thread cutting
(j) Boring

In order to know in depth information about each type of operation, please click each type of operation to read more about it.

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