In turret lathe the turret can be moved through out the length. but in capstan lathe the turret movement is short. turret lathe is heavier compared to the capstan lathe. Turret lathe is used for heavy and medium work,whereas capstan lathe is suitable for small to heavy works.
Don't even think about trying to make something precision like pneumatic cylinders on a 3 in 1 machine. Turning brakes is a bit tricky. You have to have some way to get hold of them. My journeyman tried turning his brakes on a REAL lathe,and they came out terrible.
The name, “Knee type milling machine” is because of the fact that the work table is supported on a knee-like casting which can slide in a vertical direction along the column to which it is rigidly clamped to in a position where the milling head and milling machine spindle are properly adjusted for operation.
plano milling conversion with ram type milling head click to view larger image A ram type milling head in a converted Plano miller virtually throws innumerable possibilities like boring, grooving, facing etc, apart from all other normal milling operations.
What can you do with an Horizontal Mill? I've sorted out my K&T mill (except for the coolant pump) and I'm ready to test it out on a project. My problem is I have no idea what this thing is good for. I've always used a BP mill for any milling work. I know what the mill does and how the controls all work but I can't think of a significant project that would put this machine to the test and ...
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