Specification of Machine Tools

Specification of Machine
Tools:- 
 A machine tool may
have a large number of various features and characteristics. But only some
specific salient features are used for specifying a machine tool. All the
manufacturers, traders and users must know how are machine tools specified. The
methods of specification of some basic machine tools are as follows:
 1. Centre lathe 
 • Maximum diameter
and length of the jobs that can be accommodated
 • Power of the
main drive (motor)   
 • Range of spindle
speeds       
 • Range of feeds
 • Space occupied
by the machine
.






 2. Shaping machine

 • Length, breadth
and depth of the bed

 • Maximum axial
travel of the bed and vertical travel of the bed / tool

 • Maximum length of
the stroke (of the ram / tool)

 • Range of number
of strokes per minute

 • Range of table
feed

 • Power of the main
drive

 • Space occupied by
the machine


3. Drilling machine (column type)

• Maximum drill size (diameter) that can be used

• Size and taper of the hole in the spindle • Range of
spindle speeds
• Range of feeds

• Power of the main drive

• Range of the axial travel of the spindle / bed
• Floor space occupied by the machine






 4.  Milling machine (knee type and with arbour)

• Type; ordinary or
swiveling bed type

• Size of the work table

• Range of travels of the
table in X-Y-Z directions

• Arbour size (diameter)

• Power of the main drive

• Range of spindle speed

• Range of table feeds in
X-Y-Z directions

• Floor space occupied.







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