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Correct Overhauling Procedure of Lathe Machine

Careful maintenance will increase the life and efficiency of the machine. A thorough cleaning is very much necessary for any machine in continuous use. It requires checking and adhering to the lubricating instructions from time to time and any defect however small it is, should be immediately rectified, otherwise this will lead to major breakdown of the machine. This will result in the loss of production and high cost of repair. To overcome the difficulties of loss of production and high cost of repair of machines, it is essential to overall the machine within specified time. During the life of…

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Various Types of Work Holding Devices Used in a Slotting Machine Explained

Work to be machined on slotter may be held in vertical three-jaw chuck, universal-indexing head or directly to the table with the help of clamps. The universal indexing head is fastened to the table with the ‘T’ headed bolts. No bolt or clamp should be protruding higher which may cause damage to the work or table. The table is provided with the ‘T’ slots and work may be fastened to the table by clamps. In some machines the ram head is arranged in such a way that it can swivel at the desired angle. Most of the slotter work is…