SPECIFICATION OF LATHE

LATHE SPECIFICATION

There are a number of factors that should be specified to fully describes a lathe machine. They are:

1. Distance between centres – specifies the maximum length of the job that can be turned.

2. Swing over the bed- specifies the maximum diameter of the job that can be turned.

3. Swing over the cross-slide – specifies the maximum diameter of the job that can be turn with the job across the cross-slide.

4. Horse Power of motor.

5. Cutting speed range

6. Feed range.

7. Screw cutting capacity

8. Spindle nose diameter and hole size

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