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Types of Tapers

Compound Rest Method
Compound Rest Method

Compound rest method Generally short and steep taper will be produced will be produced using this method. In this method the work piece will be held in the chuck and it will be rotated about the lathe axis.

Form Tool Method
Form Tool Method

Form tool method This is one of the simplest methods to produce short taper. This method is shown in the above figure. To the required angle the form is grounded. The tool is fed perpendicular to the lathe axis, when the work piece rotates.

Tailstock set Over Method
Tailstock set Over Method

The method is applicable only to comparatively long tapers, but if the work is not too short and if the dead center is carefully set over very accurate results are obtainable. (2.) The important thing is to set the tailstock over the right distance.

Taper Turning Attachment Method
Taper Turning Attachment Method

Tapers can be either external or internal. If a workpiece is tapered on the outside, it has an external taper; if it is tapered on the inside, it has an internal taper. The method used for turning a taper depends on the degree, length, location of the taper (internal or external), and the number of pieces to be done.

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